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AILA Launches The 3rd City Festival
The 2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture has launched in its host city, Sydney, with a bold vision to empower landscape architects.
“It’s about engaging landscape professionals at the beginning of the conversation,” Professor Helen Lochhead, Dean of UNSW Built Environment and Convener of the 2017 Festival Creative Directorate, told StreetChat.
“Whether it’s about on urban degradation, sustaining ecologies which are being destroyed, hybrid infrastructures and the people in the places that we make.
“There’s different scales and layers of intervention that landscape architects engage with, which we want to expose and discuss.
“We want landscape architects to acknowledge their agency. We are not at the end of the food chain. We don’t just respond to the brief. We can create the agenda, because the environment in which we work is so central to human health and wellbeing.”
Some 200 industry, government and media representatives attended the launch at the Calyx event space in the Royal Botanic Garden, designed by PTW Architects and McGregor Coxall.
More than 600 landscape architects are expected to attend the festival, titled The Third City, will run in Sydney from 12 to 15 October 2017.
The two-day conference will be held on October 13 and 14 in the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay.
Street Furniture Australia is a proud sponsor of the event. Other partners include Austral Bricks, Austral Masonry, Lawn Solutions Australia, ACO Australia, JLT, WE-EF LIGHTING, Andreasens Green, Deuce Design and Landscape Solutions.
The R&D department is excited to announce the addition of 5 new products to the Street Furniture Australia core range.
Mission Australia’s DAYS Youth Withdrawal and Respite Centre courtyard is the winner of the Good Cause Giveaway, a competition by Street Furniture Australia, AILA National and AILA WA to find a local charity project to receive a donation of break-out furniture from the 2021 International Festival of Landscape Architects, held in Perth in October. Peta-Maree Ashford, Director of Emerge Associates and landscape architect for the project, said, “There are no words that will do justice to the absolute joy I am feeling at this donation to the Mission Australia DAYS project. Our small budget was organised by Property Council Australia through crowd funding and favours provided by a strong construction community, especially LD TOTAL and Benara Nurseries. I was dizzy with the amount of goodwill freely offered. “Of all our …
Six women passionate about landscape joined the International Women’s Day breakfast table with Street Furniture Australia, to discuss equality and this year’s theme, #BeBoldForChange. Industry veteran Oi Choong says landscape architecture encouraged her to be bold from the start – to her, it was a “joy” of the profession. “It was a new profession, so you were able to reach your tentacles everywhere. We were allowed to extend our vision and be bold. We experimented, we tried to integrate with other disciplines. We claimed our territory,” she says. With more than thirty years of practice in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, China and the UAE, the current Consulting Partner with Context says offers to work internationally were joyously formative in her early career. “They gave me the opportunity to leap in, almost blindly, …
Craig Czarny, a Director of Hansen Partnership, has worked for almost 30 years across major public projects, including urban improvement and regeneration initiatives in Australia and overseas. As an Urban Designer and Landscape Architect based in Melbourne, he promotes a special brand of ‘strategic design’ to projects in far-flung regions of Asia, with project work in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos and China. Can you give us an insight into your thinking about Australian design knowledge as an export? As a young Australian practitioner in the 1980s, I recall looking principally to the US and Europe for inspiration. Having worked in both these regions in the early nineties, and observing the maturing of the landscape architecture discipline in Australia, I think it’s due time for us to export our skills …
60 movable seats. 8 days. 1 location. Time-lapse footage from the #BackyardExperiment pop-up park in Garema Place, an underused thoroughfare in Canberra’s CBD, has revealed stunning findings about the power of small interventions to transform public space. A 10-Minute Documentary (below) and White Paper are available now. Download the FREE White Paper: #BackyardExperiment (49 pages, 8MB) Before #BackyardExperiment, 97% of visitors passed through the grey, hard Garema Place without stopping. The project softened the space with colour, lawn, seating and light, and, in just eight days, Visitor numbers almost doubled. Street Furniture Australia partnered with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, the ACT Government, In the City Canberra, landscape architecture firm Context and a host of suppliers and community volunteers to make the project happen. See how together the team increased dwellers by more than 200%, and …