Category Archives: Scribbles and Musings

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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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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Sunburnt: Landscape Architecture in Australia – BOOK LAUNCH REVIEW

  The exhibition of Sunburnt: Landscape Architecture in Australia at RMIT showcased photos and drawings taken from the book and inspired us by the beauty and diversity of projects presented by Sue Anne Ware and Julian Raxworthy. The talent of … Continue reading

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Sunburnt – Landscape Architecture in Australia

A new publication Sunburnt authors – SueAnne Ware and Julian Raxworthy, features four TCL projects.  North Terrace, Craigieburn Bypass, Uluru- Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and The Australian Garden, Cranbourne. Each has an essay positioning the project within contemporary landscape architecture. The … Continue reading

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Interview with Jan Gehl

Interview with Jan Gehl 04/13/2011 by asladirt Jan Gehl, an architect and urban designer, is principal of Gehl Architects – Urban Quality Consultants, based in Copenhagen. Gehl has worked with a number of cities, including Copenhagen, London, New York City, … Continue reading

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The demise of the Australian Backyard

Interesting short article on the trend to make bigger houses and designer backyards.. Photo: Justin McManus http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/design-trend-takes-childs-play-out-of-backyards-20101124-187eh.html

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Peculiar Places

Tickle’s most recent event was to host an exhibition of work by practitioners across the globe. It was initiated out of a desire to shun design trends towards global conformity in public places. The invitation asked participants to expose, represent … Continue reading

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