Re-purposing Sydney’s monorail

May 1, 2012,AEST

Recently, the NSW government announced that Sydney’s monorail infrastructure will be demolished only 24 years after it went into service. David Vago, Principal of habitation believes that this is a missed opportunity to retrofit the Monorail structure for a pedestrian focused open | Read More

Jacaranda Park | Sydney Australia | JMD Design

April 18, 2012,AEST

JMD Design were commissioned by Stockland to design document and provide construction quality advice for a feature park within a new subdivision project at Glenmore Ridge, Penrith.  The eastern edge of the new park had been designed and built some | Read More

Australian cities need to be more social: Report

March 29, 2012,AEST

The ‘Social Cities’ report recently published by the Grattan Institute shows that whilst Australian cities have paid great attention to making cities more sustainable and productive they have neglected the ‘social’ aspect of cities and the need to create places for social interaction. Single | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker wins National Workers’ Memorial

March 19, 2012,AEST

National Workers’ Memorial winning design is by Sydney based architecture firm, Johnson Pilton Walker.  A memorial is to be established in the Canberra, Australia to honour, and pay tribute to those working Australians who have lost their lives through work-related accidents, | Read More

Parramatta River Urban Design Strategy | McGregor Coxall

March 14, 2012,AEST

This Urban Design Strategy for the regeneration of Sydney’s second largest CBD encompasses 31 ha on the Parramatta River foreshore. The project analysed key development sites, heritage items, ESD, open space, water and cultural assets as a basis for building a new city brand and | Read More

City creates Pop-up Park in Yarraville

February 29, 2012,AEST

Part of bustling Ballarat St in Yarraville, Australia (a suburb of Melbourne)has been transformed into a “pop‐up” park for a short term project which is introducing more open space into the Yarraville Village. The pop‐up park is one of a few installed | Read More

Narrabeen Multi-Use Trail | Sydney Australia | ASPECT Studios

February 13, 2012,AEST

ASPECT Studios has completed a multi-use trail at Narrabeen Lagoon on Sydney’s northern beaches. The lagoon is one of Sydney’s natural assets and is a major drawcard and focal point of the area. Diverse experiences are on offer at different locations around the lagoon. | Read More

2011 Projects Review | October – December

December 31, 2011,AEST

October National 9/11 Memorial | New York | PWP Landscape Architecture & Michael Arad 2016 Olympic Park Master Plan | Brazil | AECOM OKRA realizes architectonic intervention in Moscow at Sretenka Design Week

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