Journal

    Not only is the temperature in Canberra warming up, the vibe in Woolley Street is picking up and getting excited. The Woolley Street project is one of our place-led projects delivered through a bottom-up planning process, rather than the traditional process which usually starts with the...

Since 2012, PLACE Lab has been working with the Department of Communities on Bentley 360, formerly known as Brownlie Towers, a public housing estate based on a 1960s planning ideology of free standing towers surrounded by vast parkland. It has been a personal journey working on...

    We were thrilled to accept the Infrastructure Award at the 2019 AILA WA Landscape Architecture Awards for Curtin Bicycle Hub and Creative Quarter! More about the project: "Curtin Creative Quarter is undergoing an exciting new upgrade within the Bentley campus through a series of design interventions and...

Curtin Central has opened with the start of the Semester 1, 2019. The bus station is a major capital investment as part of the University's commitment to shift transport mode. The design is a demonstration of how a place-led approach can be used to solve...

We have been busy working towards a masterplan for the Wilson Park Precinct in Rivervale. In cooperation with Spaced Out Placemakers we held a youth prototyping day where a pump and skate track was trialed! Check out some of the images from the day below: ...

Bentley 360 Northern Parklands tender has been published! Looking forward to see our ideas and design work come to life in the next stage of the project!...

Place Laboratory are very proud to receive a commendation for Midland Railway Square project, at the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards. This is following the recent success at the 2018 AILA International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Where the project was recognized in both the Civic and Cultural...

Yagan Square and Scarborough Foreshore revitalisation received awards from the Western Australian Urban Development Industry Association (UDIA) WA. Yagan Square has won the award for Excellence in Urban Renewal. Scarborough Foreshore revitalisation received awards in both the Government and Public Use category . Place Laboratory was involved in...

We are honoured to receive the AILA 2018 National Landscape Award, for not 1 - but 2 Awards for Midland Railway Square! The project was recognized in both the Civic and Cultural categories. The winners were announced at the 2018 AILA International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Well done...

PLACE Laboratory is thrilled to announce that Rail Square has been a winner of the we-ef Landscape Architecture After Dark 2018 Competition that celebrates the best of Australian landscape architectural lighting for the WA/NT/SA category. The project was described as: "A dynamic and creative project, the effective...

PLACE Laboratory is thrilled to have Midland Railway Square shortlisted for the Australian Urban Design Awards. Fingers crossed with Awards and commendation being announced on  Thursday 25 October at The Mint, Sydney. Full details have been published to the gallery at https://landscapeaustralia.com/articles/shortlist-revealed-2018-australian-urban-design-awards/.      ...

Construction of Rockingham Foreshore Stage 1 has commenced by Ertech, with the completion of works expected during 2019.     Follow the link to find out more about the project: https://www.placelaboratory.com/project/rockingham-foreshore/        ...

We are delighted to announce that Railway Square won the Civic and Cultural Heritage categories at the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (WA) Awards held last Friday night. We wish to thank the clients, consultants and team for contributing to the success of the project. ...