This Week on Landscape Design:
- Check out this building which was awarded six stars for sustainable design. Should we have more buildings like this?
- Find out what the time in the prison garden meant to the prisoners. It not just a way to pass the time.
- Check out these four Luminous-Landscape Workshops taking place in some of the most picturesque locations around the globe.
- Mixing play and learning: That’s the goal of the design at Yi Zhong De Sheng Secondary School in China. Read more about it here.
- This design blends Gentlemen’s Club with treehouse. Learn more on how this came to be.
On Industry News:
- Is this the future of design? Children were invited to design the South Australian national parks in Minecraft.
- Housing prices in Australia are steadily increasing and one way to curb high prices are architects. Find out how.
- Duckbuild’s artsy townhouses are more sustainable than initially though. Read more about it here.
- External cladding helped fuel Lacrosse Apartment Fire in the Melbourne Docklands. Find out what really happened in this article.
- “Earthquakes don’t kill people; buildings kill people.” How important are building codes? Check out this article.
On Industry Events:
- April 30 – John Gollings Master Class – A Talk in Canberra
- May 1 – QLD Landscape Technical – An Exhibition at Townsville
- May 1-3 – Regional Victoria Living Expo – An Exhibition in Melbourne
- May 5 – I Like Your Tome, But What’s The Content?! – A Forum in Melbourne
- May 5 – SA Landscape Technical 2 – A Presentation in Adelaide
- May 6 – Fundamentals of Contract Administration – A Presentation at Kingston
- May 7 – Cabots & Wood Solutions – A Presentation at Kingston
- May 7 – Toolkit for Revegetation & Turf Selection – A Presentation in Melbourne