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Toorak College Middle School Courtyard

The Middle School courtyard at Toorak College in Mt Eliza was under used and provided poor connection between the library and surrounding classrooms. Genus approached the design options for this space with the view to provide a practical and…
Nov 1, 2016
Jason Davidson posted a blog post

Decorative Concrete Blocks in the Modern Landscape

Whether they are called breezeblocks, screen blocks, cinder blocks, textile blocks or even Besser blocks (here in Australia) the hollow concrete block has long been a popular construction material for both architecture and landscape.The manufacture and use of hollow concrete blocks can be traced back to the 1860s in both the United States and Britain, where they…See More
Sep 5, 2016
Jason Davidson replied to Madeline's discussion 'Working Abroad: Entry level Landscape Architecture...Where do I start??'
"I'm not sure if you have sorted out where your are going yet, Madeline, but if you are considering Australia then you should have a look at the AILA website.  www.aila.org.au Companies here in Australia are definitely willing to employ…"
Jun 15, 2016
Jason Davidson replied to Mark Di Lucido's discussion 'Grasscrete or grassy pavers use in public parks'
"I agree with Rob on this one.  Grass-crete doesn't seem like a good option for a recreation area as it is predominantly a hard pavement. I have never had good results with grass-crete.  The space for the grass to grow is too small and…"
Jun 15, 2016
Rob Biehl commented on Jason Davidson's blog post 'Courtyards in Modern Design | The Room Without a Ceiling'
"A room without ceiling sounds good but really there is no ceiling.  If I forget about the title "Room without a Ceiling" for a moment the the architecture of house and the decoration is great. Uses of natural resources, trees and…"
Nov 9, 2015
A blog post by Jason Davidson was featured

Courtyards in Modern Design | The Room Without a Ceiling

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.The room without a ceiling.A courtyard is a landscaped private area within or next to the house that integrates with the living and private spaces of the building.  Australian landscape architect Ellis Stones…See More
Oct 27, 2015
Jason Davidson posted a blog post

Courtyards in Modern Design | The Room Without a Ceiling

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.The room without a ceiling.A courtyard is a landscaped private area within or next to the house that integrates with the living and private spaces of the building.  Australian landscape architect Ellis Stones…See More
Sep 10, 2015
Jason Davidson liked Kyle O'Connor's blog post The Literal Urban Jungle: Google Street View Hack Vegetates Your City
Mar 27, 2014
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Mar 25, 2014
Jason Davidson liked Jordan Lewis's blog post Reflecting on Urban Play in Denmark
Mar 25, 2014
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Mar 23, 2014
Jason Davidson liked Peter Graves's blog post Martha Schwartz Partners' Fengming Mountain Park is Geometric Artistry in Chongqing
Mar 19, 2014
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Mar 5, 2014
Jason Davidson liked Lucy Wang's blog post TCLF Spotlights Dan Kiley's Endangered Landscape Architecture Legacy
Mar 5, 2014
Jason Davidson liked Paul Stafford's blog post TechBeat Tuesday - AutoCAD Tip #3: Two Reasons NOT to Use the Defpoints Layer
Jan 21, 2014

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University of Melbourne
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Genus Landscape Architects
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http://www.genusla.com.au
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http://australianmodernistlandscapes.com
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Dan Kiley
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Modernist architecture and design
Productive gardens and chickens!

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Decorative Concrete Blocks in the Modern Landscape

Whether they are called breezeblocks, screen blocks, cinder blocks, textile blocks or even Besser blocks (here in Australia) the hollow concrete block has long been a popular construction material for both architecture and landscape.

The manufacture and use of hollow concrete blocks can be traced back to the 1860s in both the…

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Posted on June 15, 2016 at 1:00pm

Courtyards in Modern Design | The Room Without a Ceiling

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.

The room without a ceiling.

A courtyard is a landscaped private area within or next to the house that integrates with the living and private spaces…

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Posted on September 1, 2015 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

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At 3:30am on July 29, 2011, none said…
Hello. Just want to let you know that we have launched a garden design competition on www.slant.eu where you will find all the details
 
 
 

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