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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76 Landscape Architect and Specifier News Continued on page 78 Wetland Continued from page 74 art, science and ecology. The resulting 'roundtable' facilitated a shared design dialogue between water experts Alluvium, artists Turpin + Crawford Studio, ecologists Dragonfly Environmental, engineers Partridge and the city's own landscape architects. The skilled landscape contractors from Design Landscapes were responsible for implementing this complex project on the ground. The result is as combination of water reusage, recreation and habitat that gives life to its water story, and an exciting new dimension to this well-loved parkland. The city and the design team recognized that a fully integrated collaborative design environment was required to fully realize the opportunities presented by the project and the site. Existing Wetlands Wetland 2 - Proposed Bioretention (2,400m2) Wetland 4 - Proposed Bioretention (1,676m2) Enhanced Existing Open Water Inlet via Swale/Creek Low-Flow Diversion In Existing Creek Line Barwon Park Road Floodway Works (Parallel Project) Off-Take From Munni Channel Low-Flow Diversion From Munni Channel Reuse Treatment Location Reuse Pipeline Stage 1 Bioretention Intake & Outtake Above & Left: Much has been achieved over the past two decades in transforming the Sydney Park site from its industrial and landfill legacy into 44 hectares of parkland. The park is just 7.5 km south southwest from the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. PHOTO: ETHAN ROHLOFF PHOTOGRAPHY

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