Category: Public Spaces

A New Entry Garden for The Alfred

March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments


Author: Jason Davidson Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital is undergoing a garden facelift.  What was once an overgrown and underused space on the hospital’s most prominant street frontage of Commercial Road, will soon be a welcoming and relaxing garden for visitors, patients and staff. Over the last two years, Genus has been working with The Alfred to […]
Continue Reading
What is Landscape Architecture? | WLAM 2016

April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments


April is World Landscape Architecture Month. But what is Landscape Architecture? To be reading our blog you are probably aware of what landscape architecture is and maybe a little of what we do here at Genus.  If not then welcome to Genus Landscape Architects and please read on! World Landscape Architecture Month (WLAM), is an […]
Continue Reading
6 Impressive Civil Engineering Projects | Guest Post

October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments


Not really landscape architecture, but today’s guest post from DM Civil Contractors does look at some of the world’s greatest achievements in construction.  Civil Engineers are an important part of many of our landscape projects and today we acknowledge that importance with some breathtaking examples of their work! 6 of the Most Impressive Civil Engineering Projects […]
Continue Reading
An Inspiring Approach to Dementia Care | via Gizmodo

March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments


It is so great to find a project that really inspires us and reaffirms the positive action that our design profession can make to society. The Genus team have worked on a number of gardens for people with dementia.  There are common themes and the use of memory elements are important.  Dementia is challenging to […]
Continue Reading
Read the True Vision for Melbourne’s Royal Park | via The Age

July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments


How many of you have been to Royal Park? How many of you have visited a part of the park that is not a sports field or zoo? The wide expanses of the park to the north of the CBD are known to many, but many do not know the original design intent for the […]
Continue Reading
The Australian Garden is complete | Melbourne Australia | TCL and Paul Thompson « World Landscape Architecture

March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments


Thanks to World Landscape Architecture for these amazing images of the Australian Garden (at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne), which is newly completed and open to the public!  This is such an important project for the story it tells of the Australian landscape and also its setting within the fantastic native bushland of the Cranbourne […]
Continue Reading