Landscape Tag

2019 AILA VICTORIA AWARDS

We are incredibly humbled to have received multiple awards at the 2019 AILA Victoria Awards in the categories of: Infrastructure – Award of Excellence – Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project Play Spaces – Landscape Architecture Awards – Bridge Road Regional Playspace Parks and…

Shanghai Landscape Forum: Sensation.

ASPECT Studios are once again delighted to be involved in the Shanghai Landscape Forum alongside peers including Sasaki, AECOM, SWA and others. The forum itself presenting as an opportunity for globally influential landscape architects to provide insights and drive social and environmental change among our…

MORE THAN A YEAR ON, HAS ‘SKY RAIL’ TURNED SUBURBS INTO GHETTOS?

More than a year after the first train ran along elevated rail lines in Melbourne’s south-eastern corridor, residents say “sky rail” has increased quality of life and added to the vibrancy of local communities, and realtors say fears of a property price plunge have been assuaged. Stretches…

A LESSON ON UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF ELEVATED RAIL: CAULFIELD TO DANDENONG LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL

Adam Kiekebosch, Infrastructure Director, ASPECT Studios. Melbourne’s Level Crossing Removal Program has been progressively removing level crossings from across Melbourne since 2015. The benefits of grade separated rail in alleviating traffic congestion, improving safety, and increasing the capacity of the train network are obvious and…

RETROFITTING OF COMMERCIAL ROOFTOPS SHOULD BE GIVEN THE GREEN LIGHT

80 Ann St, Mirvac.   Deb Robbins, Studio Director, ASPECT Studios Proposed changes by Brisbane City Council under Brisbane City Plan that incentivise the inclusion of green rooftops by residential developers have been warmly received by developers. The changes will enable developers to include communal…

We are Carbon Neutral

ASPECT Studios are incredibly proud to be involved in Carbon Neutral’s ‘Plant-A-Tree‘ Carbon Offsets program. The program allows us to minimise our impact on the environment by working with Carbon Neutral to reduce and offset greenhouse gas emissions via the planting of trees in the Yarra…

Time for Sydney to take cycling seriously

Cycling in New York Author: Jason Packenham, Associate, ASPECT Studios. *Article originally published on The Fifth Estate.   As the world’s list of cities undergoing a cycling revolution continues to grow, you wonder when Sydney will finally reach a tipping point and take cycling as…

ASPECT STUDIOS – MULTIPLE AWARD WIN – 2018 PLANNING INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA

Our team are delighted to have received recognition in the 2018 Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) Awards for Planning Excellence in both NSW and SA for our involvement in Barangaroo South and Pelzer Park / Pityarilla (Park 19) Activity Hub. PIA NSW Awards for Planning…

WRAP: 2018 AILA International Festival of Landscape Architecture by Sacha Coles

The 2018 AILA International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The Expanding Field sets out to challenge, prod, and reimagine what contemporary practice in the field of Landscape architecture could and should be in the age of the Anthropocene. Each of the thoughtfully curated sessions was framed…