LA in the Media - Issue 103

Podcasts: 
SNDC - Greg Grabasch empowers people to have a say in designing their own places. Click here

ABC - Boyer Lectures. Click here

17 October 2019 [Outdoor Design Source]
Australia's Biodiversity Emergency
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16 October 2019 [Property Observer]
Restoring past losses: The biodiversity emergency
Australia’s urban areas contain disproportionately more threatened species than non-urban areas.  Read more. 

16 October 2019 [Architecture AU]
Vale David Yencken, a modern-day polymath
Graeme Davison and Alan Pert remember the late David Yencken, a prodigious contributor to the built environment and Victoria’s “unofficial minister for design and environmental planning.” Read more. 

12 October 2019 [Build Australia]
2019 National Landscape Architect Award winners announced
The winners of the 2019 National Landscape Architecture Awards (NLA Awards) have been revealed by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA). Read more. 

12 October 2019 [Econo Times]
Why we need 'crazy' ideas for new city parks
Two seemingly unrelated but important things happened in Melbourne last week. One was a memorial service for David Yencken AO; the other was the exhibition opening of the Future Park Design Ideas Competition. The connection between the two is that both gave us radical ideas for Melbourne’s open space. Read more. 

10 October 2019 [Domain]
A sky rail project and a bike path are among the Victorian winners of top accolades for landscape architecture at a ceremony held in Federation Square last night.
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10 October 2019 [Daily Bulletin]
Why we need 'crazy' ideas for new city parks
Two seemingly unrelated but important things happened in Melbourne last week. One was a memorial service for David Yencken AO; the other was the exhibition opening of the Future Park Design Ideas Competition. The connection between the two is that both gave us radical ideas for Melbourne’s open space.  Read more.


9 October 2019 [Architecture and Design]
Impressive speaker line-up at 2019 AILA festival
The upcoming 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture in Melbourne will feature an impressive line-up of keynote speakers from all over the world.Read more.

9 October 2019 [Outdoor Design Space]
GLOBAL EXPERTS AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

This weekend, AILA will welcome speakers and delegates from all over the world for the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Are you coming?.  Read more.


4 October 2019 [The National Tribune]
Exhibition gives a glimpse of Melbourne’s future landscape
Melburnians have the chance to take a peek into utopian imaginations for the future of their city – from lagoon beaches opposite Port Melbourne to floating pods in Port Phillip Bay – at an exhibition opening today at the Melbourne School of Design.  Read more.

2 October 2019 [Foreground]
Günther Vogt and the sensory city
Zurich-based landscape architect Günther Vogt is bringing nature and consideration of intimate human experience into big urban infrastructure projects.  Read more.

30 September 2019 [Terra Daily]
Landscape Architects Rise to the Climate Crisis
Climate Positive Design Challenge launches to inspire landscape architecture profession to go 'beyond neutral'.  Read more.

30 September 2019 [Tipperary Live]
Roscrea roundabouts are set for a major makeover
Landscape Architect employed to design each of the roundabouts in keeping with the town's historical tradition.   Read more.

29 September 2019 [WA Today]
'Visions of utopia': Lagoons, floating pods among Future Park entries
Lagoon beaches opposite Port Melbourne, an island constructed from floating pods in Port Phillip Bay and moving Queen Victoria Market to create an Indigenous memorial are among the 31 shortlisted proposals being considered for a new public park in Melbourne.   Read more.

25 September 2019 [Landscape Architecture Aotearoa]
AILA After Dark lighting competition
Regional finalists have been chosen for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects After Dark lighting competition.   Read more.

25 September 2019 [Homes to Love]
A lush tropical garden in Byron Bay
The far north coast of New South Wales has a wondrous landscape of rolling hills, verdant valleys and dense remnant rainforest.  Read more.



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