LA in the Media - Issue 95

Remembrance Drive Interchange project by OCULUS in collaboration with Paul Thompson and VicRoads Image:


17 May 2019 [Daily Telegraph]

Revealed: How Sydney’s $8.3b metro will operate as it prepares to open in nine days

Sydney’s newest Metro trains are reminiscent of Thomas the Tank Engine, the cheeky little blue steam train which would rouse itself every morning and happily chuff off to work. Read more.


15 May 2019 [Architecture AU]

Ebbs and flows: Maitland Riverlink

Chrofi with McGregor Coxall’s revival of the city centre of Maitland, New South Wales, is a sublime lesson in addition and subtraction. Chrofi’s gateway building is a delicate aperture in the otherwise solid streetscape, forging a strong connection between city and river. Read more.


14 May 2019 [Infrastructure Magazine]

The path to good governance on sustainable infrastructure

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) has called for commitment to a shared long-term vision for thriving cities, supported by targeted policy reforms to foster the best possible Australian cities. Read more.

14 May 2019 [Architecture AU]

Delicately rigged: Les Wilson Barramundi Discovery Centre

Responding to the booming recreational fishing industry, Bud Brannigan Architects’ building for a fish hatchery and interpretation centre in Karumba, Queensland is a poetic and uncompromising celebration of the town’s industrial legacy. Read more.


12 May 2019 [Your Neighbourhood]

Residential & Open Recreational Precincts – Lawnton Pocket Road, Lawnton

A development application has been lodged for a preliminary approval for the variation of the existing extractive industry site, located Lawnton Pocket Road, Lawnton. Designed by Urbis, the proposal seeks to vary the current limited development and extractive industry zoning of the Moreton Bay Planning Scheme and allow the land to be for the purposes allowed under the proposed Residential, Recreation and Open Space Precincts. Read more.


9 May 2019 [Domain]

Amid the climate crisis, new push to take action to ensure cities become more green

Australia is in desperate need of government intervention in the use of green walls, green roofs, better public transport and higher uptake of active transportation to stave off the worst effects of climate change, the peak body of landscape architects has warned. Read more.


7 May 2019 [City News]

Letters / Distorting iconic names to spin development

THE Griffins gave us a wonderful city plan that included a lake, but Lake Burley Griffin of the 1960s is not pure Griffin, nor can that ever happen. Read more.


1 May 2019 [Tot Hot or Not]

HOT: Eaglehawk ‘Mulga Bill’ Playground, Bendigo

Eaglehawk is an outer suburb of Bendigo and its most famous resident is fictional! Remember Mulga Bill, as imagined by Australian poet A.B. Paterson in his poem ‘Mulga Bill’s Bicycle’? Read more.

29 April 2019 [Australian Leisure]

TTC Design for construst new skate and for South Australia

TTC were engaged by Alexandrina Council Outerspace Landscape Architects to include a design for a Pump Track and Bike Park component to the masterplan of Mount Compass Recreation Park. Read more.

26 April 2019 [Houzz]

The 7 Fundamentals of Choosing Plants for Skinny Side Garden

There's a lot to consider when picking plants for those tight narrow areas alongside the house, so where to start? Read more.

19 April 2019 [ABC]

Gardening Australia - Avenue of Honour
Gardening Australia visits a highway interchange that has reconnected the two halves of Ballarat’s historic Avenue of Honour, and created a new memorial for the community, landscaped with native plants. Watch more.



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