Landscape design

Case study

10 Oct 2018
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Josh’s House is an exemplar of integrated water sensitive urban design at the residential housing scale.

Josh’s House is an innovative housing-scale sustainable design and construction project based in Hilton WA, led by environmental scientist and national media personality Dr Josh Byrne in conjunction...

Case study

10 Oct 2018
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Application of water sensitive urban design strategies to provide retention, ltration, litter management and bio- retention outcomes, as well as improvements to local amenity.

The Kings Square development in Perth’s central business district is part of Perth City Link – an urban renewal project...

Case study

10 Oct 2018
8

Urban parklands can be upgraded to be multifunctional water treatment and flood management assets.

Built in 2001, the Kunshan Forest Park is a National Urban Wetland Park covering an area of 166 hectares in the northwest of Kunshan city in Jiangsu province, China. The...

Case study

9 Oct 2018
2

Delivery of sustainable irrigation using harvested stormwater and wicking bed technology to achieve green and resilient turf open space within the new Gladstone East Shores Precinct.

The Gladstone East Shores Precinct is a major new recreational hub for the City of Gladstone located on...

Case study

9 Oct 2018
2

Strategically implementing storage and permeable surfaces to mitigate flood risks.

The Elizabeth Street Catchment Integrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM) Plan aims to mitigate the extreme flood risks present in the 308-hectare Elizabeth Street Catchment. The plan includes a suite of targets, projects and initiatives...

Case study

8 Oct 2018
2

Streetscape raingardens and stormwater infiltration wells, retrofitted into Randolph Avenue, South Australia.

The Randolph Avenue streetscape upgrade converts an underutilised space into a softer, more environmentally friendly area through the inclusion of raingardens. It improves local amenities, and achieves stormwater quality objectives. This project...

Case study

8 Oct 2018
2

Restoration of the Small Creek concrete channel to a more natural waterway, co-designed with the community.

Transformation of 1.6km of existing concrete channel into a natural waterway. The channel is located in a heavily urbanised catchment and works will take place over five years...

Draft report

26 Sep 2018
5

Urban trees need to be protected if we want to preserve our current lifestyle and environment. This plan provides a framework for the management of our urban trees.

Journal article

6 Sep 2018
8

To increase levels of biking while improving safety, cities around the world have started building barrier-protected bicycle-exclusive cycle tracks between the sidewalk and the street. With cycle tracks, the unanswered urban planning issues include whether and where to plant street trees and, if planted, whether...

Guide

14 Aug 2018
7

This guide provides critical information on how to design, operate and maintain these green wall and façade systems to maximise their water treatment benefits to ultimately increase the sustainability and liveability of cities.

Guide

26 Jun 2018
2

Landscape architecture focuses on the relationship between the natural and the built environment. As we move towards an uncertain future, our methods for understanding that relationship must shift from reliance on what we know about our environment, to what we can anticipate for the future....

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
8

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...

Briefing paper

1 May 2018
25

Future Street was a public activation, demonstrating the design concepts and technology for our future public spaces. Transforming a prominent Sydney street and reclaiming it for the people of the city, Future Street sparked ideas about how these spaces could be different and what that...

Policy report

Menu of State Policy Options
11 Apr 2018
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Cities and states are always looking for ways to more efficiently and effectively deliver public services, such as flood management, resource conservation, pollution prevention, social equity and human health. Green infrastructure is an integrated set of strategies that help realize these outcomes in the built...

Report

Report prepared by the National Environmental Science Program – Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub for the City of Melbourne
27 Feb 2018
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This report contains a methodological framework to measure habitat connectivity for a series of key animal groups across an urban landscape. The report contains a summary of the recent science for measuring habitat connectivity, things to consider when using this approach and worked examples.

Guide

30 Nov 2017
260

This draft 'Green Infrastructure' strategy has been prepared to guide the planning, design and delivery of Green Infrastructure in urban areas across New South Wales.

Report

1 Sep 2017
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Every year, between 3 and 4 million people around the world die as a result of air pollution and its lifelong impacts on human health, from asthma to cardiac disease to strokes. Each summer, thousands of unnecessary deaths result from heat waves in urban areas....

Journal article

16 Feb 2017
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While Perth’s climate has been getting drier, its citizens maintain a commitment to green lawns and a resistance to water restrictions. This article traces the historical origins of this desire for "lawnscapes".

Conference paper

3 Jan 2017
2

There is strong evidence for environmental, economic and social benefits derived through the applied methodology of biophilic design. Early data on the impacts of biophilics provides evidence for the significant increase in urban land and property prices as well as the public value of ecosystem...

Fact sheet

2015/16 partner update
31 Dec 2016
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WGV by LandCorp is a 2.1ha infill development in the Fremantle suburb of White Gum Valley. As an ‘Innovation through Demonstration’ project, WGV showcases precinct-scale design excellence on a number of levels by incorporating a range of diverse building types, climate sensitive considerations, creative urban...

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