Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAR 2017

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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March 2017 75 The Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project, built in partnership with the Australian government through the National Urban Water and Desalination Plan, is part of this comprehensive water strategy and is Sydney's largest environmental project to date. With climate change predictions of more irregular rainfall patterns in southeastern Australia, the project demonstrates an integrated approach to prepare the city for the decades ahead and looks within its catchment to provide the needed water supplies for the city. Sydney seized a once in a lifetime opportunity to use what was essentially an infrastructure project as a vehicle to breathe new life into the park and make it a vibrant recreation and environmental asset. The landscape architects of Turf Design Studio & Environmental Partnership led the design team and orchestrated a multidisciplinary collaboration that interwove design,

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