This project is a wonderful example of the university’s strategy to promote outdoor learning spaces.
On an undulating hillside within Centennial Park one enters a secret garden in which the play elements merge with the landscape setting, creating a journey of discovery for children and their families.
The Mukanthi Playspace at Morialta has transformed an underutilised part of the Morialta Conservation Park into a significant community facility that encourages physical activity, exploration, adventure and imagination, while fostering valuable connections to nature
The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) has transformed thinking about what is possible in health design in Australia through intrinsically integrating the curative benefits of access to landscape, views, natural light and sunshine within the design
At the heart of the project is a functional wetland which harvests 500 Megalitres of water from the Sturt River for use in irrigation of 30 other open spaces and for groundwater recharge.
EVE Apartments successfully establishes an immersive ‘backyard’ feel for residents through the use of a lush planting palette that promotes interaction with a mix of beautiful garden spaces.
The New Backyard is a vibrant example of how shared rooftop gardens can help to increase inner urban greenspace and improve the wellbeing of residents.
Design restraint is an important tool in the landscape architecture profession, and Forest Edge uses this tool to perfection. The approach has been to bring together the site’s geology, flora and aspect, along with the transitional patterns of fire and drought, to deliver a garden that draws its aesthetic appeal from the landscape in which it sits.