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Andrew Saniga

Conference paper

Lindsay Dixon Pryor: setting foundations for Australian campus landscapes

Lindsay Dixon Pryor (1915-1998) is best known for his contribution to the landscape of Canberra when employed as landscape manager and landscape architect by the Department of the Interior between 1944 and 1958. Pryor was trained as a forester and subsequently applied himself to cognate...
Conference paper

The rise of the Australian university city campus: RMIT and transformative design in Melbourne's CBD

In land use, design and development terms the modern university in Australia is a fixture in all urban environments including central business districts, inner city, middle ring, outer suburbs, and regional towns. The predominant spatial pattern in the university expansion era of the late 1950s...
Conference paper

Ralph Neale’s Landscape Australia

Landscape architecture in Australia was advanced in 1979 when the first issue of a national professional journal, Landscape Australia, was published. Encouraged by the staff of the Centre of Environmental Studies at the University of Melbourne, Ralph Percival Neale (1922-2014) was the journal’s instigator and...
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Cranks, caves and campfires: Ellis Stones’ utopian vision for a suburban landscape architecture

The profession of landscape architecture in Australia started to take shape from 1966 under the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA). Its emergence during a period of heightened environmental concern saw a range of disciplines unite with a mood of euphoria that was coupled with...