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Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in 2015, Australia, HASSELL, Landscape architecture Posts

Esperance Waterfront | Drawing the Past to Future

Esperance Waterfront | Drawing the Past to Future

By Niriti Porwal – A Review of Esperance Waterfront, by HASSELL, in Esperance, Australia. The town of Esperance — located 720 kilometers southeast of Perth in Western Australia — is experiencing a rapid urbanization, with the state’s population expected to more than double by 2050. Esperance Waterfront, a 1.1-kilometer-long site, was recently developed along the coast to meet the new infrastructural needs of the town. This project is an...

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Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in 2014, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, McGregor Coxall, Sydney

Little Bay Cove | A Big Ecological Endeavor

Little Bay Cove | A Big Ecological Endeavor

Article by Gwgw Kalligiannaki – Little Bay Cove, by McGregor Coxall, in Little Bay, Sydney, Australia. Designed with the principles of “urban ecology”, the Little Bay Cove is an excellent example in which “the experience of the landscape has been carefully considered to support a diversity of spaces that provide a range of amenity”, as McGregor Coxall says of his project. His proposal is based on a grid, where...

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Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in 2001, Australia, Landscape Architecture Environment, McGregor Coxall, Sydney

How Lizard Log Playground and Park will Make You Rethink how a Park is Designed

How Lizard Log Playground and Park will Make You Rethink how a Park is Designed

Article by Gwgw Kalligiannaki– A Review for Lizard Log Playground and Park, Designed by McGregor Coxall, Western Sydney, Australia. “Design a park”. This task is a challenge for all architects. Well, it’s not easy, because what, actually, is a park? I am sure that we all think about parks as big green spaces distributed around the city, in order to have some “nature points” between the buildings. However, Lizard Log Playground...

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Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Queensland, TCL

Yeppoon Landscape Design Provides a Chance to Re-Start After a Cataclysm

Yeppoon Landscape Design Provides a Chance to Re-Start After a Cataclysm

Article by Cristina Ferrara – Yeppoon, by TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean), in Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia. People and places facing a natural cataclysm have to deal with negative consequences. These events leave both psychological aspects and constructive challenges; reconstructive, indeed. Floods, thunderstorms, cyclones, and heavy snowfalls are always more and more frequent, bringing possible damage to natural habitats, constructions, buildings and inhabitants’ habits. A rapid restructuring and renovation of damaged places is one...

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Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in 2014, Australia, HASSELL, Landscape architecture Posts, Melbourne

How to Show a Community’s Soul in The Landscape of the City

How to Show a Community’s Soul in The Landscape of the City

Article by Moreira Filho – The Afghan Bazaar Cultural Precinct, by HASSELL, Dandenong, Melbourne, Australia. Far from their homelands, immigrants all over the world look for a space they can call their own in their adopted country. And they often have to do this in an atmosphere of struggle and even prejudice in their day-to-day lives. How can landscape architects design projects to help people feel at home and...

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Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in 2015, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Sydney, Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership (TDEP)

Is Sydney Park an Environmental Revolution?

Is Sydney Park an Environmental Revolution?

Article by Alexandra-Elena Ciocan– A review of the Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project, designed by Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership, in Sydney, Australia. Do you want to know how the innovative Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project manages to deliver answers and solutions to the people and the world, while constructing a better, more feasible future? The translation and reinterpretation of what sustainability means have converged in this Australian park, as...

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