Marysville moving on

September 11, 2009,AEDT

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 is seen by the consultants as There is an opportunity | Read More

Australia is now world’s biggest carbon emitter per capita

September 10, 2009,AEDT

Numerous news sources have reported that Australia has now surpassed the USA as the world biggest carbon emitter per capita. Emitting approximately 20.5 tons annually per person exceeding the USA’s 19.78 tons. Just as this news was reported, today the CSIRO (Australia’s national science agency) released The CSIRO Home Energy Saving | Read More

Local environment groups get a $5million boost – Australia

September 9, 2009,AEDT

Landcare and Coastcare community groups in Australia are eligible to receive grants of between $5,000 and $20,000 for local projects under a new $5 million program. Groups will be able to apply online for projects including coastal rehabilitation, sustainable farming, tree planting, dune rehabilitation and other projects that improve and | Read More

PIA announce Australia Award for Urban Design

August 13, 2009,AEDT

The Planning Institute Australia (PIA) announced the Australia Award for Urban Design on 11 August. This year saw a record number of entries, as well as a richness of creative projects from around the nation. This year PIA awarded 2 winners and 1 commendation Winners 1. TRANSFORMING AUSTRALIAN CITIES Cities | Read More

Waters Edge re-defines city architecture

August 12, 2009,AEDT

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, surrounded by 4,000sqm of water-scaped grounds. Landscape architecture firm EDAW | Read More

Leighton awarded expansion of Brisbane’s busway network

August 11, 2009,AEDT

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 Eastern Busway Alliance will design and construct the 1.05 kilometre | Read More

Projects to transform Sydney laneways, By George! – City of Sydney

July 15, 2009,AEDT

7 Metre Bar –Richard Goodwin, Adrian Macgregor and Russell Lowe The Meeting Place – Aspect Studios, Herbert+Mason, Derlot, Light 2 Infinity Forest – Mathew Chan (Scale Architecture), Isabelle Cordeiro, Katie Hepworth City of Sydney reports “We received more than 500 registrations and 68 submissions for this year’s Laneways By George! | Read More

Situate Sculpture Project – Shortlist for international sculpture project announced

June 28, 2009,AEDT

The jury of the situate competition – an international sculpture competition offering $1million for an artwork to transform Perth’s Forrest Place- have narrowed down 202 entries received from 33 countries to five shortlisted entrants. The following entries have been selected as finalists: Jean-Bernard Métais, ArtistCourdemanche, France Dimmity Walker, Architect; Michael | Read More

Gallery of Australian Design opens in Canberra

May 16, 2009,AEDT

A new gallery showcasing Australian Design has been opened in Canberra known as the Gallery of Australian Design. The Gallery is a partnership between National Museum of Australia, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Australian Institute of Architects,  and the University of Canberra. National President of the Australian Institute of | Read More

situate – international sculpture competition for Perth, Western Australia.

March 31, 2009,AEDT

Department of Culture and Arts – Western Australia annnounces situate is an international sculpture competition for Perth, Western Australia. Forrest Place, which is the location of a proposed major multi-million dollar upgrade, has been announced as the site for the artwork. situate has been designed to encourage innovative partnerships between | Read More

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