Roma Street Parkland

  One of the oldest inner city parks of Brisbane and one of the best examples of contemporary parks in Australia, the Roma Street Parklands has it all. From The Rainforest and Fern Gully, Amphitheater, Lake Precinct and Upper Parkland and more, the park is home to multiple different spaces in which attracts visitors to… Continue reading Roma Street Parkland


Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens

If your ever looking for something to do in Brisbane I would nearly always go and spend a day at Mt Coot-tha. You could go for a hike, maybe a spot of mountain biking, a stroll around the gardens, a light meal or even just a drive to the summit to go and check out… Continue reading Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens

Ferny Grove, QLD

In August 2015 I was asked to look at the gardens in which lines a block of businesses in the outer suburbs of Brisbane, in Ferny Grove. The block was home to a real estate, pharmacy, doctors, physiotherapist, fish n chip shop, and many more so was always kept busy with customers entering the premises.… Continue reading Ferny Grove, QLD

Big ideas for Little Towns

In my 20 years of experience (or otherwise known as just being alive) no matter where in the world I have lived, it has always been in a small town. From all over England, Scotland and Queensland I can say with complete certainty that small towns are all made up of the same thing. A main… Continue reading Big ideas for Little Towns

Raw Design

Throughout semester two when studying History and Criticism of Landscape Architecture, one of the things we were asked to think about throughout the term was our overall design manifesto. What do we consider to be our grounding principles and values in which help us to solve problems and create designs? The lessons and lectures given… Continue reading Raw Design

Tackling Spring Hill through Urban Design

This year has brought with it the introduction into a new subject; this being urban design. With studying both urban planning and landscape architecture I have begun to notice  a lot of similarities in regards to the theory in which is used when trying to make a town with streets, buildings, retail centers and residential… Continue reading Tackling Spring Hill through Urban Design

STAGE 2: Myall Creek Massacre Bike Trail

For those who have been keeping track, Over the past 9 weeks my Landscape Design class have been focusing on a project based in Bingara, NSW. This project is to be an extension of the already exsisting project known as the Living Classroom. The Living Classroom is a site which focuses around permaculture, sustainability and… Continue reading STAGE 2: Myall Creek Massacre Bike Trail

SUPERKILEN URBAN PARK: Did it really achieve what it was aiming for?

The Superkilen Urban Park is a collaboration between artists, architects and landscape architects all having the same design focus to create a space in which celebrates and connects all residents from 60 different nationalities who now call Norrebro home. Bjarke Ingels Group (architect firm, BIG), Topotek1 (landscape architecture firm) and the Danish art group Superflecx… Continue reading SUPERKILEN URBAN PARK: Did it really achieve what it was aiming for?

What to read, When you don’t feel like reading

The best part about doing a design course is the range in textbooks and book lists your lecturers will tell you to use. This will probably be the only time in your life when you can guarantee that what they are telling you to go and read will actually help you. Not like when your are in… Continue reading What to read, When you don’t feel like reading