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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 8, 2016 in 2015, A_LA, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Melbourne

Is The 2015 MPavilion a Victory for Cultural Spaces?

Is The 2015 MPavilion a Victory for Cultural Spaces?

Article by Elisa García Nieto 2015 MPavilion, by A_LA, in Victoria Queen’s Gardens, Melbourne, Australia. If there is a function we should expect from public space, it is its contribution to reinforcing social cohesion, providing specific places where citizens can meet and share their diverse experiences. Cultural programs amplify this, and as such are an important factor in designing the urban landscape. In this article, we talk about how...

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Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in 2014, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Melbourne, Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design, Squares, Urban

How to Turn a Derelict Urban Space into a People Magnet

How to Turn a Derelict Urban Space into a People Magnet

A’beckett Urban Square, by Peter Elliott Pty Ltd Architecture + Urban Design and Taylor Cullity Lethlean Landscape Architecture, in RMIT at Melbourne, Victoria in Australia.  Conceived as a piece of urban theater carved out of the surrounding of the city, A’Beckett Urban Square is framed by new residential towers, multi-level car parks, and RMIT academic buildings. This urban landscaping pop-up has transformed a vacant site into a vibrant sports...

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Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in 2011, BKK Architects, Landscape architecture Posts, Melbourne, TCL, Urban

Why Lonsdale Street is a Role Model for Urban Projects Around the World

Why Lonsdale Street is a Role Model for Urban Projects Around the World

Lonsdale Street, by Taylor Cullity Lethlean Landscape and Urban Design and BKK Architects, in Melbourne, Australia. Modern cities with interesting architecture and good infrastructure still have problems with green spaces. We have noticed that public squares are sometimes underdone or misused. It happens everywhere, but what is the first step to change this situation? First and foremost we should study excellent urban projects. Doing this enables us to take a...

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