Landscape Architecture Australia

Landscape Architecture Australia Issue 160 November 2018

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Landscape Architecture Australia is an authoritative and contemporary record of landscape architecture, urban design and land-use planning in Australia, presenting independent reviews of public, commercial and residential work, plus commissioned comment on contemporary issues. The official magazine partner of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects.

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2018 awards issue

PERSPECTIVE In this issue of Landscape Architecture Australia we present full coverage of the Australian Urban Design Awards (page 15)and the National Landscape Architecture Awards (page 49). Both programs bring together exemplary work from around the country and celebrate what can be achieved through design: dynamic responses to the rising challenges of population growth, climate change, dwindling resources and the loss of urban green space. With a wideranging influence that extends well beyond aesthetic impact, our profession plays a vital role in strengthening the resilience of our communities. Reflecting on outstanding work also provides an opportunity to look back and consider our progress over time. In 2017,the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ voluntary salary survey revealed significant salary imbalances betweenmale and female practitioners withinthe landscape architecture profession. In parallel to AILA’s formal…

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NEW MASTERPLAN FOR KAKADU TOWN The Northern Territory government and Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation (GAC) have unveiled a new masterplan for a township in Kakadu National Park. Developed by Stafford Strategy Consultancy Group with architect NAAU and landscape architect Enlocus in collaboration with GAC, the masterplan represents the local Indigenous Mirarr people’s vision for the future of Jabiru, a town built by a subsidiary of Rio Tinto in 1982 to service the nearby Ranger Uranium Mine. Masterplan elements include a World Heritage Interpretation Centre, a rehabilitated lake and recreated wetlands with eco-recreational facilities, a horticultural strategy, a Traditional Owner Resource Centre, a housing strategy, a government services hub, an education precinct and an airport. mirarr.net / dcm.nt.gov.au RESILIENT SYDNEY PLAN LAUNCHED The City of Sydney has launched its first resilience strategy for mitigating issues including…

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australian urban design awards 2018


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winner built projects city and regional scale

BENDIGO HOSPITAL PROJECT BENDIGO (VIC) Project team:Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart and Oculus 2018 AUDA jury comment The new Bendigo Hospital invites us to rethink how health facilities can be designed to fostergood health and wellbeing. It goes beyond convention by creating a precinct that engages with heritage and celebrates the cultural and ecological character of the region. Careful attention has also been paid to sustainability. An integrated network of green roofs, balconies, courtyards and walkways allows both patients and visitors to benefit from a more inviting, high-quality public realm. Enhanced green spaces improve indoor comfort by reducing glare and the heat island effect. The use of solar photovoltaic and recycled water systems underpins the performance of the buildings and ensures that the precinct delivers both environmental and economic benefits to thelocal community. For more…

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commendationbuilt projectscity and regional scale

DARLING HARBOUR TRANSFORMATION SYDNEY (NSW) Project team: Hassell / Hassell and Populous 2018 AUDA jury comment The Darling Harbour Transformation has been the most significant makeover of this popular urban precinct in twenty years. Using the opportunity of a new International Convention Centre as a catalyst, the revitalization was driven by an urban design framework focused on the public realm, creating a more cohesive and legible urban structure that reintegrates the precinct with adjacent neighbourhoods and public transport. The public realm has been restructured along a central, eucalypt-lined pedestrian spine extending from Central Station to Cockle Bay. Tired, over-loved places have been re-energized and engaging new places have been created for people to gather, interact and relax within a carefully curated landscape that includes public art. The project refreshes this distinctly Sydney experience for visitors…

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winner built projects local and neighbourhood scale

MAIN STREET BARCALDINE BARCALDINE (QLD) Project team:M3 Architecture and Brian Hooper Architect (architects in association) 2018 AUDA jury commen Main Street Barcaldine demonstrates significant regional investment in high-quality urban design that responds sensitively to the local context. It exhibits excellence in a broad range of criteria associated with this award, including successful activation of public space, sustainable urban governance, increased connectivity and cultural expression. At its heart is the historically and politically significant “Tree of Knowledge.” The spatial experience pays homage to the canopy that once surrounded the tree and provides a new place for the community to come together and connect. The project displays courage in using urban design as a catalyst for economic revitalization, seen through increased visitation and pedestrian activity. The use of retail theory is a clear exemplar of economic innovation.…