Posts in Green Infrastructure
Green Infrastructure Planning a National Green Network

The panel was struck by this novel landscape architectural design-based exploration of the spatial implications of environmental policy and ecological theory objectives that aim to safeguard Australia’s biodiversity.

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Plant bank

The Plant Bank is a research institute, seed repository and public building set amongst the Australian Botanic Gardens at Mount Annan in the south-western suburbs of Sydney.

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Darebin Yarra Trail Link

The Darebin Yarra Trail Link is an exciting and beautifully executed project. The leadership, vision and dedication of a multidisciplinary team have delivered an iconic infrastructure project that is an exemplar for Australia.

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University Square Master Plan

With the urgent need for cities to tackle climate change and the urban heat island effect, as well as increasing population growth and diversity, it is encouraging to see projects such as the University Square Master Plan embrace these issues through effective and well researched urban and landscape planning.

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Bilya Kard Boodja Lookout

For many years it was a 'forgotten site'... vacant, disused, weed infested, eroded and a place of anti-social behaviour. Working with the Traditional Owners of the land and guided by the principle of 'designing with respect', Ecoscape allowed socio-cultural values to drive the design process.

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City of Adelaide Park Lands Management Strategy

With a focus on increasing activation, accessibility and resilience while maintaining and stren gthening the Parks’ distinct character, the strategy sets a robust framework for future park management and development and illustrates the significant contribution that the Park Lands make to the social life of Adelaide.

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Wootten Road Reserve Interpretation Space

3 Hectare ‘community habitat’ for the suburb of Tarneit. Based around the ecology and history of the site, the design proposes a juxtaposition of immersive natural and cultural experiences inspired by the local basalt grassland ecology and the settlers homestead remnants.

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Gum Scrub Creek

Creating a 10-hectare wetland in an urban growth area degraded by agriculture takes vision and quality of execution. Gum Scrub Creek is such a project. Located in Officer, Melbourne, the project has taken five years of planning to deliver and sets a benchmark for quality urban development.

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Forest Edge Garden

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.

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MacKenzie Falls Gorge Trail

When you're in the great outdoors, it's easy to succumb to the beauty and scale of the landscape around you. But every now and then, you need some guidance – a light touch on the shoulder to point out something spectacular, or a gentle deviation in a trail to focus your attention on something that could have easily passed you by.

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