Calls for 2011 Landscape Conference Papers & Award Nominations

September 20, 2010,AEDT

Recently there have been calls for papers for 2011 events and awards below is a summary. Call for Nominations for 2011 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award This award is the highest honour that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect. The Award recognises a living | Read More

AILA 2010 National Awards Announced

August 30, 2010,AEDT

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects has announced the winners of the 2010 National Awards. The top honor of Australian Medal for Landscape Architecture was awarded to James Mather Delaney Design Pty Ltd in partnership with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects and City of Sydney for Paddington Reservoir Gardens, Paddington, Sydney AILA 2010 | Read More

AILA announces results of 2010 Salary Survey

August 12, 2010,AEDT

AILA (Australian Institute of Landscape Architects) has recently announced the results of the 2010 Salary Survey with 530 respondents. This year the AILA survey has changed from past years with respondents gave their total salary package including superannuation (9% of  salary as compulsory retirement savings). AILA also changed the ‘experience | Read More

GroupGSA expands into Landscape Architecture with John Holland merger

March 22, 2010,AEDT

GroupGSA, a multi-discipline practice in Sydney, Australia with projects in Australia, Asia Pacific and the USA has expanded its services with the merger of GroupGSA and John Holland. John Holland Landscape Architects will now be apart of Group GSA and John Holland (Registered Landscape Architect) will now lead the Landscape | Read More

How video is changing Landscape Architecture

February 23, 2010,AEDT

Over recent years video and digital animation have become another design tool for landscape architects and education and professional institutions. For landscape architects digital animation and 3D rendering has become cheaper and cheaper to produce with tools such as Sketchup, 3Dmax, rhino, and maya allowing design firms to give clients | Read More

Bond University to have new school of architecture

February 16, 2010,AEDT

Bond University located on the Gold Coast of Australia is to introduce a new school of architecture due to the increasing demand for sustainably built environments. The new school will open in January 2011 in a newly built 6-star Green Star rated School of Sustainable Development building. The Soheil Abedian | Read More

Wetlands restored after long term acid runoff

January 5, 2010,AEDT

Australian scientists have announced the world’s first successful large-scale restoration of a coastal wetland being devastated by acid runoff. The acid crisis at East Trinity began in the 1970s, when developers drained and cleared 800 hectares of tidal wetland to grow sugarcane. This dried out underlying acid sulfate soils causing | Read More

Australian state government fastracks the rebuilding of Marysville

January 4, 2010,AEDT

3 months after WLA reported in Marysville Moving On that the Marysville Urban Design Framework was released for public comment now comes news that the UDF has been fast-tracked and approved by Victorian State Planning Minister Justin Madden. Marysville was the township that was destroyed during the 2009 bushfires. Mr | Read More

Australian architects think about cities in 2050 and beyond

December 21, 2009,AEDT

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced a shortlist of proposals for the Australia Pavillion at the Venice Biennale. The shortlist of 24 was selected from 129 submissions addressing urban spaces in 2050 and beyond. Some of the proposals include: New cities of 50,000-100,000 in desert areas Cities which feature | Read More

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