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Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Australia, Land Art, Sydney

Angles of Incidence | Blue Artistic Landmark Glows in Sydney

Angles of Incidence | Blue Artistic Landmark Glows in Sydney

Article by Alexandra-Elena Ciocan – Angles of Incidence, by  Warren Langley and Julia Davis, in Victoria Cross, North Sydney, Australia. The 6-meter high, imposing and curious sculptural landmark created by famous artist-couple Warren Langley and Julia Davis in the Victoria Cross intersection, North Sydney, required tremendous thought and sentiment, as well as thorough artistic and engineering study. The Angles of Incidence project is part of the North Sydney Public Art Trail,...

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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 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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Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Australia, Johnson Pilton Walker Architects and Landscape Architects, Landscape architecture Posts, Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architecture, Sydney

Why Sydney Needs Barangaroo Reserve

Why Sydney Needs Barangaroo Reserve

Article by Irene Crowo Nielsen – Barangaroo Reserve by Peter Walker and Partners Landscape Architecture (PWP), in association with Sydney-based Johnson Pilton Walker Architects and Landscape Architects, in Sydney, NSW, Australia. Move over Opera House, Darling Harbor, Harbor Bridge and Bondi beach, there is a new kid in town. Barangaroo Reserve is definitely competing for a top-three spot for tourist attractions in Sydney. A six-hectare abandoned industrial dock area in...

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Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in 2016, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Sydney

Can “Green Steel” Help Bring Nature Back to the Cities?

Can “Green Steel” Help Bring Nature Back to the Cities?

Article by Kamil Rawski – Green Ladder, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, in Sydney, Australia Green areas have always been important to the environment of our cities. But in the future, their importance will be even greater. Most people associate such areas with recreation and relaxation, which is correct — this is one of their basic functions. In addition to leisure, green areas have many other purposes, which we...

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