Monthly Archives: November 2011

AILA Victoria State Awards 2011

 National Arboretum, Canberra Canberra, ACT, Australia TCL with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s (TZG) Award Received : AILA Victoria Medal for Landscape Architecture 2011  In 2004 following devastating fires in January 2003 and inspired by Griffins’ vision for the National Capital, the … Continue reading

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DESIGNING EDIBLE URBAN LANDSCAPES

  Food. It is the great unifier of place and race, the common ground sustaining our very existence. Why then, does food production feature so minimally in public space and urban design? Under the weight of looming threats to energy, … Continue reading

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Parking Day 2011

Parking Day, started by art and design firm Rebar in 2005, encourages the transformation of on-street car parks into micro inner-city green spaces for use by the public. What’s the big idea? If you pay for a park, you should … Continue reading

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rethinking public space

This year’s IFLA World Congress looked at the resilience of cities and public spaces, a relevant topic in what is a politically sensitive time for areas such as North Africa and the Middle East. In light of the current ‘Occupy’ … Continue reading

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