Landscape

Experimental Terrain

Issue 55

Amongst the garage-heavy suburban streets of south-west Brisbane lies a unique garden filled with visual and physical complexity.

Depth Of Field

Issue 54

Behind many inner-city properties are long, narrow rear gardens, and while “long” is an attribute worth having, denoting depth, “narrow” is a much less desirable dimension.

Showcasing Your Wares

Issue 54

The hardy garden of landscape designer Kathleen Murphy, under construction at her Gisborne home, is a place to trial plants, showcase product designs and work – in a tranquil design studio inspired by green that has increased her team’s productivity.

City Farmers

Issue 54

Ex-publishing duo Emma Bowen and Michael Zagoridis trade in their desk jobs to pursue urban farming, and it turns out they’re pretty good at it.

Open Slather

Issue 53

After decades of designing to clients’ tastes, Rick Eckersley and his business partner Myles Broad have embraced the glorious luxury of impromptu experimentation and
light-hearted fun at their 10-hectare work-in-progress on the Mornington Peninsula.

Open Court

Issue 41

An innovative design blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces – and living – in this Fairfield Hacienda.

Common Ground

Issue 52

A tree change has transformed a Gold Coast family into tenacious, community-focused farmers, and their historic barn into a hub for skill sharing workshops with local makers and artisan producers.

Dry Land

Issue 52

An unused swimming pool becomes a constantly changing tapestry of colour, form and texture.

Nature’s Mirage

Issue 51

The carefully considered landscape of Aperture House seamlessly repairs the disconnect between garden, house and neighbourhood.

Garden Habitat

Issue 14

With a growing reputation for creating gardens that draw from the beauty of the Australian landscape, what is Phillip Johnson’s own garden like? Meredith Kirton went on a trip up the mountainside outside Melbourne to take a look.