Landscape & Urban

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents City of Hobart

May 25, 2017 Landscape & Urban

How wide is your footpath? The City of Hobart is certainly on the front foot as they look to revitalise dead spots within the city.

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents Melbourne Museum

Apr 12, 2017 Landscape & Urban

The Melbourne Museum is used to digs, but usually it’s fossils not facilities pipes that they seek.

10 up high: Australia’s best green roofs

There’s a lot to like about green gardens in the sky. As well as the beauty of a verdant space in the built environment, green roofs have triple bottom line benefits, including reducing urban heat island effects, lowering urban air temperatures, and helping to improve Co2 emissions. Right now, we’re trending towards green roofs that are accessible and usable for all to enjoy, so how about ten of the best to admire?

International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The 3rd City

Mar 18, 2017 Landscape & Urban

The AILA have announced the program for the 2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture from the 12 – 15 October Sydney, Australia.

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents Newport Gardens Early Years Centre

Community starts from a very young age and the building in this month’s episode of Community Designs has the smaller members of the community at the heart of their modern and inclusive design. In this episode, Monique drops by Newport Gardens Early Years Centre to speak to Kate Reed, Sue Zacharis, and Leonie Hede about the importance of this establishment to local families.

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents Hurlingham Park

Feb 20, 2017 Landscape & Urban

See how Bayside’s sporting pavilions and community facilities are getting a female make-over in this episode of Community Designs.

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents Laurimar Town Centre

Jan 24, 2017 Landscape & Urban

Can planners and developers work together? While it can often been a tense relationship, this episode of Community Designs explores the community benefits when developers take a risk and work together with planning officials with dramatic and often undervalued community results. Join our host Kirsty Snowden as she visits the City of Whittlesea ‘s vibrant, […]

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents Braybrook Community Hub

Jan 10, 2017 Landscape & Urban

In this episode host Monique Woodward visits Braybrook Community Hub to chat to Architect Jim Chrisp, Youth Leader – Soraya Barr, Tutor – Muna Osman & CEO of Maribyrnong City Council – Stephen Wall about creating an open and outward looking space for all members of the community to enjoy. The final construction offers a […]

What’s the power of the future street?

Nov 28, 2016 Landscape & Urban

A collaboration between the Smart Cities Council of Australia New Zealand and the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has produced STREETS 2.0, an event taking place at the Museum of Sydney on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

VIDEO: Community Designs Presents City of Melbourne

Nov 21, 2016 Landscape & Urban

In this episode Community Designs takes a closer look at the City of Melbourne with City Design Director – Rob Adams and its mission to turn asphalt into greenspace. Take a walk with Rob and host Monica Woodward and explore how local governments are re-purposing existing city infrastructure to create new community spaces without compromising […]