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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. ...

The Urban Design Forum WA has just released a book: Drawing the Line, Deliberations on Density with a number of insightful pieces from local practitioners contributing to the density discussion from various backgrounds and professions. PLACE Laboratory's Hans Oerlemans was the editor for the publication and...

Have you ever walked along one of Canberra’s big city blocks and marvelled at the long, lifeless street frontages, the wide, hot pavements or the endless windowless façades? Anna Chauvel has. One of Perth’s leading landscape architects, Anna is the brainchild behind PLACE Laboratory, a design practice...

Midland Railway Square is featured in Korean magazine CONCEPT alongside a tidy line up of international architects. Follow the link to get your copy! http://www.capress.co.kr/shopping/good_list.asp?cagid=5     ...

Place Lab is delighted to have been appointed by the City of Vincent to develop a concept design for Axford Park in the Mount Hawthorn town centre. The park will be reimagined as the heart for the precinct at the intersection of Oxford Street and...

A new Park was opened to the Yanchep Golf Estate community on the weekend with activities, games, food and drink to celebrate the parks opening. Local residents and families enjoyed the warm Autumn day, picnicking on the open lawn area, trying out the Playground, exploring...

  Spaced Out Placemakers, Place Laboratory and the Town Team Movement are incredibly excited to have been given the opportunity to partner with Canberra Renewal Authority and the local Dickson community and traders to prepare the Dickson Place Plan and Preliminary Sketch Plans. Place Planning in Dickson...

Place Laboratory has set up shop in Canberra! We have already started working on the Newcastle Airport Innovation Centre Master Plan with our friends Hames Sharley. We are so excited about the opportunities! Contact Anna on 0402706162 if you have any queries. Lanscape Architecture Canberra ...