Month: November 2011
Zoë Metherell, an associate at Jeavons Landscape Architects, has received the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Research & Communications award for her work titled “A comparative study of freeway planting designs – implications for biodiversity conservation”.
This work was a collaboration between Zoë and the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology and demonstrates how quantitative measures can be used to analyse and inform designed landscapes.
The Jury noted that the design delivers on a technically challenging brief and balanced a range of expectations through a skilfully delivered and well resolved design. “The result is a beautifully executed landscape which demonstrates the integral role that a landscape architect has in delivering a multi-dimensional project varying in scale,