LA in the Media - Issue 40, 3 - 18 November 2016

Vanessa Margetts, Emerging Voice in Landscape Architecture. UDLA


Thursday 3 November 2016 [Adelaide Now]

The slice of Adelaide’s CBD that’s made it as a top park: North Tce boulevard ranked 4 out of 13

The boulevard to the right of King William Rd was ranked fourth out of 13 park areas by a national jury and will be featured in an exhibition at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. North Tce was recognised for the cultural, educational and commercial institutes that line the street TCL Landscape Architects and Peter Elliot Architects redesigned the northern side of the terrace over a decade until 2010. Read more.

Friday 4 November 2016 [Westender]

Award Demands Action in Greening West End

Last week the Green Space Strategy for 4101 was recognised nationally at the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. The Award for Communities went to local West End Landscape Architects John Mongard, Gavin Hardy, Alvin Kirby and Michelle Kirby-Brown who developed the strategy in conjunction with a number of other volunteer landscape architects and with the West End Community Association, Kurilpa Futures and Transition Kurilpa. Read more.

Friday 4 November 2016 [Domain]

Becoming one with the lush outdoors at Luminary, Hawthorn

Clearly for a nation where the barbecue has become a de facto national symbol, Australians have long held the notion of indoor-outdoor living dear to their hearts. Landscape architect John Patrick isn’t convinced about the viability of the vertical garden – “sometimes they work, and sometimes they don’t” – but he is a huge fan of the greening of apartment buildings. Read more.

Friday 4 November 2016 [Foreign Affairs]

Multi-award winning Bowen Place Crossing takes prestigious national award

The National Capital Authority’s (NCA) Bowen Place Crossing (the Crossing) was announced the national winner of the coveted Australian Institute of Architects’ Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design last night. The prestigious award, recognising and celebrating outstanding achievements in architecture, was presented to Lahznimmo Architects for their elegant yet functional design. Read more.

Friday 4 November 2016 [UDLA]

Vanessa Margetts, Emerging Voice in Landscape Architecture

Vanessa Margetts, UDLA Kimberley Manager and senior landscape architect at the UDLA Broome studio, has been selected as an emerging voice in Australian landscape architecture by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) and Landscape Australia. Read more.

Monday 7 November 2016 [Architecture&Design]

2016 Festival of Landscape Architecture wraps up

The sell-out audience at the 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture provided a preview to the 2017 edition, which is forecast to be the biggest in the event’s history. Over 600 delegates were in attendance at the 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture: Not In My Backyard Conference, which wrapped up in Canberra over the weekend. Read more.

Monday 7 November 2016 [Architecture&Design]

WATCH: Anthroposcene Short Film Competition winners announced

Global urbanisation and climate change were popular themes among the winning entries of the Anthroposcene Short Film Competition announced recently by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. Read more.

Tuesday 8 November 2016 [Echo News]

Mayor buoyant as support grows for boat harbour plans

BALLINA mayor David Wright aims to begin negotiations with the State Government over funding for the extension of the Martin St boat harbour before the end of the year or early 2017. Red Belly Landscape Architecture and Urban Design principal Garry Murray was one of three local consultants tasked to develop the masterplan. Read more.

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