Winner announced for new School of Design competition

September 15, 2009,AEST

John Wardle Architects and Office dA have been named the winners of the competition to design the landmark new Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning site at the University of Melbourne. The building will include dedicated spaces for research into | Read More

Aboriginal landscape management used to reduce emissions

September 14, 2009,AEST

Dean Yibarbuk from the Bininj(Aborginal) man from Nangark of the Gurrguni clan has written an article in The Guardian about using ancient landscape management practices to manage Northern Australia. The article does not provide how the techniques are reducing emissions | Read More

Marysville moving on

September 11, 2009,AEST

The draft Urban Design Framework(UDF) for Marysville was released this week for public display and feedback. Maysville was the sub-alpine town that was wiped out during the bushfires that ravage areas of South-East Australia in Febraury this year.  The UDF | Read More

Glenn Murcutt speaks out about Newcastle University

August 14, 2009,AEST

Glenn Murcutt, the Pritzker prize-winning architect has spoken out about the new and revised architecture and landscape architecture at Newcastle University. Murcutt, particlarly points out that he is amazed at the cutting down of trees and the change in plant | Read More

Waters Edge re-defines city architecture

August 12, 2009,AEST

Queensland Business Review reports A new development in Brisbane’s West End is set to draw inspiration from the river city, with nearly an acre of waterscape and open subtropical gardens. Upon completion, Waters Edge will comprise two, eight-story residential buildings, | Read More

Leighton awarded expansion of Brisbane’s busway network

August 11, 2009,AEST

Leighton Contractors, in an alliance with the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, SKM and AECOM, has been awarded a combined $282 million contract to deliver the Eastern Busway – Buranda to Main Avenue to expand Brisbane’s unique busway network. The | Read More

Perth grows at boomtown rate | PerthNow

July 16, 2009,AEST

PerthNow reports PERTH should grow to more than three million people by 2050, Richard Weller, a professor of landscape architecture at WA University, says. The author of Boomtown 2050 – Scenarios for a Rapidly Growing City believes Perth still has | Read More

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