LA in the Media - Issue 94



Simon Ellis Landscape Architects transforms the rear of a Victorian-era heritage-listed terrace house into a small child-friendly garden Image: Peter Bennett Photographer

21 April 2019 [Green Magazine]

Landscape Australia Conference 2019 keynote speakers

With the theme of “Cultivating New Agencies” and an impressive line-up of local and international speakers, this year’s edition of the Landscape Australia Conference will examine the dynamic role of landscape in shaping our future through the design, planning and management of green space, cities and regions. Read more.



18 April 2019 [ArchHello]

PHOOEY Architects transformed an existing double storey Victorian-era heritage-listed attached terrace house in Melbourne into a bespoke & sustainable home for a young family. They enjoyed collaborating with Simon Ellis Landscape Architects to create a small child-friendly rear garden filled with as many interesting & sustainable features as any large garden. Read more.

15 April 2019 [ABC’s Radio National]

Playgrounds incorporating more nature and less gender

For many years, some playgrounds have been quite limited, with a swing and slide, tan bark, park benches and little else. But a landscape architect movement, called Nature Play, is changing that, adding on more trees and challenging equipment and avoiding plastic. Read more. Listen to audio.

8 April 2019 [Hunter Valley News]

Branxton to be home of purpose-built, state-of-the-art early education facility in 2020

A PURPOSE-built, state-of-the-art early education facility is set to open in Branxton in 2020… Hunter-based company SDA Architecture is the lead design consultant for the centre, supported by Terras Landscape Architects, who designed the outdoor play area. Read more.

8 April 2019 [ArchitectureAU]

Hassell appointed to Brisbane’s Cross River Rail consortia

The Queensland government has appointed two consortia to develop Brisbane’s $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project, which will see a new underground rail tunnel built beneath the central city. Read more.

6 April 2019 [Stock and Land]

See inside breathtaking historic garden 'Mawallok'

Open Gardens Victoria will open the remarkable 'Mawallok' garden at Stockyard Hill near Beaufort on April 27-28 for an event celebrating food, wine, plants and art… In 1982, landscape architect John Patrick extensively surveyed the garden and conducted a plant identification program, which helped inform the restoration of the garden. Read more



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