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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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Posted by on Aug 8, 2016 in 2016, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Playgrounds, Sturt Noble Associates, Sydney

Wulaba Park Shows us The Transformative Power of Color

Wulaba Park Shows us The Transformative Power of Color

Article by Andrea Kreuer Wulaba Park by Sturt Noble Associates, in Waterloo/Sydney, Australia Wulaba Park is one of several new parks in the Green Square area just south of downtown Syndey. The park – spanning an area of over 4000m2 – was designed by renowned landscape architects Sturt Noble and features several distinctive play spaces. Its key visual element is a multi-storey playtower – designed and built by Fleetwood...

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in 2015, ASPECT Studios, Australia, Landscape architecture Posts, Sydney

How a Run Down Park Became a Local Community Favourite

How a Run Down Park Became a Local Community Favourite

Article by Giacomo Guzzon St James Park, by  ASPECT Studios, in Woolley Street, Glebe, NSW, Australia As a landscape architect, I am always intrigued to see new projects. More importantly, I want to find out how a place has been transformed to embody the design. James Park and John Reserve in Sydney, Australia, are the perfect examples of how design can transform a place. They occupy a formerly degraded plot...

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