Blog Archives

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
5 Reasons to Hire a Landscape Architect | Guest Post

June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


Of course we recommend you use a landscape architect for your projects and here are some great reasons why you should make that decision! Thanks to Budget Temp Fencing for today’s guest post: 5 Reasons to Hire a Landscape Architect Time to update your outdoor space? If planting a few new bulbs or a raised […]
Continue Reading
Work is underway on the Mt Eliza Garden | Project Update

July 18, 2013 | 2 Comments


We have been working with our clients on this project for a year now, so it great to finally be getting into the construction and seeing good progress on site! This home in Mt Eliza (built by Latitude 37 Homes) sits on a fantastic elevated block providing views across to Port Phillip Bay.  While the […]
Continue Reading
Our feature on ‘Best Gardens’ | Genus Office Update

June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments


It has been a busy time at the Genus office. The team is working hard on a variety of projects including private garden concepts in Seaford and Bentleigh, unit developments in Carrum Downs and an aged care facility in Hawthorn. We’ve also received plenty of wonderful feedback following our segment on ‘Best Gardens’!  For anyone […]
Continue Reading
Why should we install raingardens?

June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments


While we have experienced a little more rain in Melbourne of late, it is still important to recognise the value of our stormwater and how we should re-use it in our gardens. The benefits of this include: Allowing water that falls on the site to be returned to the soil and maintaining as close to […]
Continue Reading
New Life for the Oakleigh Motel

December 18, 2012 | 4 Comments


The Oakleigh Motel has always stood out to those driving along Dandenong Road. The amazing facade, driveway portico and signage take us back to a golden age of motoring and the architecture of 1957. Genus has been a consultant on this project since 2009 and we have been well aware of the challenges faced with […]
Continue Reading