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Two wins for Wild Play

Nature, imagination, measured risk, play – all come together in the design of the WILD PLAY garden in Centennial Park. The Ian Potter Children’s WILD PLAY Garden has received two accolades. Winning the large scale Playspace Award at the Parks & Leisure Australia’s 2018 NSW…

Sub Base Platypus opens

On May 19 2018, the former industrial and defence site at Neutral Bay on Sydney Harbour will be open to the community for the first time in over 150 years. Now known as Sub Base Platypus and managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, the…

From Quantity to Quality: new opportunities for landscape architecture in China

by Jillian Walliss and Ziming Xie ASPECT Studios is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in China. Starting with the bid for the Guangzhou West Tower – that ASPECT worked on till completion in 2010 – to currently designing major placemaking projects like Shanghai Dream Centre…

New landscaped public realm for Oaklands Rail Crossing, Adelaide

ASPECT Studios Adelaide has begun the detailed design of public domain around a major infrastructure renewal project at Oaklands Crossing, 12.8 kilometres south of Adelaide CBD. Due for completion in late 2019, this critical upgrade to a transport node (one of five such major upgrades…

First Look at Melbourne’s Innovation Precinct

On April 6, 2018, The University of Melbourne’s innovation precinct – known as Carlton Connect – received planning approval from the Victorian Government. The pedestrian friendly precinct, located on the site of the former Royal Women’s Hospital, connects the inner Melbourne suburb of Carlton with…

In Conversation with Chris Razzell

ASPECT Studios is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in China. Starting with the bid for the Guangzhou West Tower – that ASPECT worked on till completion in 2010 – to currently designing major placemaking projects like Shanghai Dream Centre and Shanghai Library. We’re proud to…

In Conversation with Stephen Buckle

ASPECT Studios is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in China. Starting with the bid for the Guangzhou West Tower – that ASPECT worked on till completion in 2010 – to currently designing major placemaking projects like Shanghai Dream Centre and Shanghai Library. We’re proud to…

Healthy Place, Happy People

Our Brisbane Studio Director Deb Robbins will be presenting the approach and outcomes of the Scarborough Beach Park project in her talk ‘’ at the ‘Creating a Liveable Community’ 2018 Queensland Parks and Leisure Australia conference on Friday 25th May. Scarborough Beach Park Southern Upgrade…

Ground Up Urbanism

On April 13, ASPECT Studios Director, Sacha Coles, presented at the 2018 New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA) Conference in Auckland. Speaking alongside internationally acclaimed presenters, including Bart Brands of karres+brands, Sacha discussed resilience, social equity, connectivity and delight in his speech: Ground Up…

Curiouser and curiouser

Every year the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) invites architect-led teams to enter its Architecture Commission – to design a temporary structure or installation in the gallery’s Grollo Equiset Garden. For the 2018 competition our Sydney studio teamed up with Alberto Quizon from Quizon Architects…

Supporting Gender Equity in Landscape Architecture

At ASPECT Studios our door is open to everybody. We firmly believe that everyone should enjoy the same rewards, resources and opportunities regardless of gender. Which is why we are proud to pledge our support towards the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) Gender Equity…

Yagan Square Roadshow

Join Kirsten Bauer, artist Jon Tarry & Urbanstone’s Simon Monteah for a free talk about our collaboration on this very special public space. Located in the heart of Perth’s CBD – within the arms of the Horseshoe Bridge – Yagan Square will be one of…