Ipswich's Small Creek was once a meandering natural stream that flowed into Deebing Creek. Today, it’s a straight concrete channel that offers very little value to the community or environment.
That’s about to change: Small Creek will return to a natural waterway through a terrific Council project. As well as clean water and habitat for wildlife, the new Small Creek will allow for better path and bikeway connections and the opportunity to interact with nature in a parkland setting.
We're kicking off the project with Design Your Creek Week, working on site and learning from the local community. Click to read more and find out how you can be part of the fun. Read More
I was recently in Townsville for Evoke, the regional architecture conference.
My duties - if you could call something so enjoyable a duty - included hosting a session featuring Australian artist Robyn Backen, and landscape architects Matthew Flynn and Ana Maria Pinto from Costa Rican practice, VIDA.
My grandparents used to live in Townsville so it was a place I visited often as a kid. It's been a long time since I've been back, though, so here are a few thoughts from a whirlwind trip.
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Later in the month hundreds of landscape architects will head to Canberra for this year's Festival of Landscape Architecture.
That seems like an excuse - not that any is needed - to revisit one of my favourite works of Australian landscape architecture: the Sculpture Gardens at the National Gallery of Australia.
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