LA in the Media - Issue 59

Jungle Park at Whiteman Edge in Brabham (Image: The Advocate)


25 August [Landscape Australia]

Shortlist revealed: 2017 Australian Urban Design Awards

From a pool of seventy-one entries, thirty-three projects have been shortlisted in the 2017 Australian Urban Design Awards, the nation’s premier awards for excellence and innovation in urban design. Read more.

24 August 2017 [ABC News]

Canberra's big spend on 20 'micro parks' for Civic, town centres

Canberra's Garema Place will soon be home to a "portable" $35,000 "micro park" that could be no bigger than the size of a two-car garage. Read more.

23 August 2017 [PR WIRE]

MODE And QUT Celebrate Standout Landscape Architecture Students

MODE and the School of Design at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will be hosting an Industry Partnership Exhibition to celebrate the success of six 2nd year landscape architecture students who have shown exceptional talent in their design work for the Nudgee Beach Environmental Education Centre project. Read more.

23 August 2017 [Australian Leisure Management]

CAIRNS’ MUNRO MARTIN PARKLANDS DELIVERS ON VISION

Cairns Regional Council has reported that in the year since its opening the Munro Martin Parklands has become a much-loved addition to the city, delivering on the promise of providing a unique botanic experience and outdoor performance space. Read more.

21 August 2017 [Public]

Plans For Luna Park Clifftop Park Underway

The NSW Government has released its plan to transform a disused clifftop site above Luna Park into a waterfront public park. Read more.

21 August 2017 [Architecture AU]

First architecture and design policy for NSW launched

The NSW government has launched its first-ever state-wide design policy for high quality urban design. Read more.

18 August 2017 [Public]

Munro Martin Parklands Delivers On Vision

One year since its opening Munro Martin Parklands has become a much-loved addition to the city, delivering on the promise of providing a unique botanic experience and outdoor performance space. Read more.

18 August 2017 [Public]

One Week Left To Go: Our Towns – Schools’ Ideas Competition

Surrounded by lush wild vegetation, this stunning landed property home in Melbourne has a design that harmonises nature with the built environment. Read more.

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