LA in the Media - Issue 89
The maize maze at Bago Winery has been popular among visitors. Image: Chris Carbry


8 February 2019 [Landscape Australia]
Brisbane landscape architect Beth Wilson dies aged 85

Prominent Brisbane landscape architect and Wilson Architects director Elizabeth “Beth” Wilson, described as a “doyenne” of the profession, died at the age of 85 on 18January. Read more.


8 February 2019 [Landscape Architecture NZ]
Yagan Square in Perth gets set to mark a milestone

Yagan Square in Perth is getting set to mark its first birthday next month. The 1.1-hectare tourist destination is located at the heart of one of the city’s busiest pedestrian locations, and within a major transit hub. Read more.


7 February 2019 [ODS]
Movement of Place

Landscape architect Claire Winsor teams up with First Nations choreographer Amrita Hepi to explore the notion of ‘place’ in the Australian landscape through cultural movement. Read more.


6 February 2019 [Architecture & Design]
New multi-million dollar parkland added to Mirvac's latest residential precinct

Designed by Form Landscape Architects, the new park space includes 1.5 hectares of recreation parkland - equal to the size of three football fields - including an events space and junior playground. Read more.


31 January 2019 [ODS]
Australian Poem Inspires Playspace

Inspired by a Banjo Paterson poem, the new Eaglehawk playspace in Bendigo features custom play structures, and thematically-designed elements from Street Furniture Australia. Read more.


31 January 2019 [Landscape Australia]
2018 Landscape Student Prize


The work being produced in Australia’s landscape architecture schools is at the forefront of pushing boundaries and making new connections in the discipline, but much of it does not transcend faculty walls to be seen by a wider community. Read more.


31 January 2019 [ABC]
Maize maze just the trick in keeping winery's cellar door open to the public

There is something corn-y about the maze at Bago Winery. Made of maize, or corn, the maze is proving to be a serious success for this boutique winery. Read more.


30 January 2019 [Landscape Australia]
Landscape Australia Conference, Melbourne, May 2019

Following two iterations in Sydney, which drew together some of the most intriguing Australian and international landscape architects working today, the 2019 Landscape Australia Conference will be held in Melbourne on 11 May. Read more.


29 January 2019 [Sydney Morning Herald]
'It's unacceptable': Canberra is losing 3000 trees a year

Canberra is losing 3000 trees a year, with urgent action needed to prevent the city's urban forest thinning out, the Greens say. While there are more than 768,000 trees on public land across the ACT, the City Services Directorate only planted 1450 new street trees as part of its annual tree planting program last fiscal year. Read more.


28 January 2019 [CityMag]
The very best of South Australian design: Landscape

These projects each embody the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects' mission to reimagine and transform the outside world, from streetscapes to parks and playgrounds, transport solutions to tourism strategies, new suburbs and even cities. Read more.


25 January 2019 [Commercial Real Estate]
SEVEN OF THE COOLEST OFFICES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

You’d be forgiven for wanting to get out of bed each day to go into work if you were an employee at any of these funky office buildings. Read more.


24 January 2019 [Foreground]
After the ribbon cutting: lessons learnt from Melbourne’s sky rail

A massive new elevated rail line in Melbourne, Australia, has brought dramatic transformation to the city’s south-eastern suburbs. But long-term challenges persist and it remains to be seen if these changes are entirely positive. Read more.

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