As a landscape architect I love the aspects of modernist architecture that allow a house to embrace and co-exist with the garden around it. One feature of a house that can instantly achieve this is a courtyard. Continue reading The Room Without a Ceiling | Courtyards in Modernist Design
It’s Winter here in Melbourne, which makes it hard to get motivated and out into the garden. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading What’s your dream MCM driveway made of?
Winter Park is a carefully planned sub-division in the Melbourne suburb of Doncaster featuring the work of landscape architect – … Continue reading The Work of Ellis Stones | WINTER PARK: SUBURBAN NATURE | Assemble Papers
While I’ve posted about a few modernist gardens throughout Melbourne (and Australia), I have yet to present my own. Maybe … Continue reading Native Gardens Do Need Maintenance!
While studying landscape architecture it was impossible to not be aware of the work of prominent Australian landscape architects and … Continue reading Iconic Australian Landscape Architects – Ellis Stones
UPDATE This post has recently been updated and can be found here: The Room Without a Ceiling | Courtyards in Modernist … Continue reading Mid-century modern courtyards
The use of native plants and the ‘Bush Garden’ style truly flourished in Australia in the 1950s and 60s. While … Continue reading Australian Native Plants and the Bush Garden Style