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Startup! - Our most recent session

Joe Dalziel

Posted by Joe Dalziel on Sep 12, 2017 2:51:00 PM

Dozens of architects gathered on Saturday for an in-depth and highly valuable workshop, learning the essentials for starting a Landscape Architecture business.

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Team Golf Day!

David Meechan

Posted by David Meechan on Sep 11, 2017 5:09:00 PM

Last Friday some of our NSW operations team gathered together for a round of golf at the Macquarie Links Golf Course. With a brilliant blue sky and perfect temperatures introducing the day, the competition was on!

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Exploring local icons with the LGLDF

Roger Joyce

Posted by Roger Joyce on Sep 1, 2017 3:19:00 PM

Councils and other government bodies continually strive to bring the best for the people with some of the biggest & best parks in Australia designed by Architects in the government sector.

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Into the surf!

Joe Dalziel

Posted by Joe Dalziel on Aug 29, 2017 5:01:00 PM

Popular for snorkelling & swimming, Clovelly Beach is unique and can be easily distinguished by its Concrete platforms and promenades on both sides of the entering bay. But what makes this beach even more unique is it's inclusive access.

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Container Play

Joe Dalziel

Posted by Joe Dalziel on Aug 29, 2017 8:56:00 AM

Shipping containers, creative architects and a desire for play make a unique combination but mixed together they develop a bespoke, symbolic and exciting masterpiece.

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Develop YOUR Masterplan!

Joe Dalziel

Posted by Joe Dalziel on Aug 23, 2017 2:01:21 PM

Creative, knowledgeable and inspired are all traits of a successful landscape architect, but the ability to convey, tailor and sell the design is equally as important, and is too often overlooked. Training in the Landscape Architecture industry can be defined simply as Growing and developing abilities in the art and practice of designing the outdoor environment’. This expresses the importance of not only design principles and techniques but also (and perhaps more importantly!) business skills and thus we have a vision to bring this training in a way that it hasn’t been done before: Business training tailored to Landscape Architects.

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Unwrapping the ribbon!

Joel Watson

Posted by Joel Watson on Aug 22, 2017 10:56:00 AM

The Address is a Stockland community located in Point Cook, which like many of Stockland's communities promotes a healthy and active lifestyle within a vibrant and inspirational environment.

In order to achieve both, Fleetwood where engaged by Stockland to deliver an iconic sculptural steel play element known as the ribbon that will form the central spine of the park.

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Play! Bound for Darwin

David Meechan

Posted by David Meechan on Aug 11, 2017 4:38:00 PM

Themed, vibrant and brilliantly unique, another playspace has just left our warehouse... this time it's bound for Darwin!

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Presenting Solutions on Magnetic Island

Ivan Woodford

Posted by Ivan Woodford on Jul 31, 2017 4:36:37 PM

We were honoured to be Gold Level sponsors at the Queensland Ranger's Muster earlier this month. Meeting with nearly 100 rangers on the beautiful and scenic Magnetic Island just off the coast of Townsville was a truely amazing experience!

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Recognising Brilliance in Landscape Architecture

Ben Hargraves

Posted by Ben Hargraves on Jul 28, 2017 1:22:00 PM

Recognising those who excel in the Landscape Architecture industry is important to us at Fleetwood so it was a great honour to be presenting at the AILA Awards night in NSW last night as well as in VIC last week!

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Playful Masterpieces Nationwide

Joe Dalziel

Posted by Joe Dalziel on Jul 25, 2017 10:38:03 AM

A playground is an epicentre for creativity, it is where our creative minds are formed when we are children, and it is where the designer can let his imagination run wild. Crafting a playground isn't just about developing something that is "fun", it's also about encapsulating other experiences into a creative masterpiece. These could include...

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Birds-eye view at Picton Sportsground

David Meechan

Posted by David Meechan on Jul 17, 2017 3:52:00 PM

With final touches being done at Picton Sportsground the bridge is soon to be opened to the Public. This 40m Stirling™ cable-stayed pedestrian bridge is shaping up to be another icon complimenting the Picton community.

Check out the below video of the final sections coming together...

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Supporting the PIF House Blacktown

Deanna Wiggins

Posted by Deanna Wiggins on Jul 12, 2017 5:55:00 PM

Providing the best for the community is important for us at Fleetwood so it was a great honour to be able to assist Frasers Property in the construction of PIF House Blacktown.

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Surviving the device age... Kicking off with AILA & Foreground!

Joe Dalziel

Posted by Joe Dalziel on Jul 10, 2017 7:06:00 AM

Fantastic night last Thursday in Melbourne, kicking off our partnership with AILA VIC & Foreground with a valuable training session for Landscape Architects.

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Consultancy in a new light through our latest partnerships!

Roger Joyce

Posted by Roger Joyce on Jul 7, 2017 3:19:32 PM

We are proud to announce that we are the new engineering services principal partner for AILA in NSW, VIC, QLD & SA.

Through our strategic alliance with AILA in 2017, we will be delivering technical webinars, workshops, technical resources and a unique approach to structural engineering consulting that we believe the landscape architecture discipline has not seen before. The benefits will be delivered to a national base of landscape architects.

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Topics: Brand, Architecture

Swirling with creativity

Deanna Wiggins

Posted by Deanna Wiggins on Jun 30, 2017 4:05:19 PM

We just couldn't help it, this is such an amazing project that we just had to share it...

Architecture studio EFFEKT has released their plans for a 600-metre-long treetop walkway through the forest of Haslev. Connected to an observation tower, the timber walkway spirals from the ground up to the peak where visitors can take in the 360-degree views across the top of the forest canopy.

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Oakey Bridge Installation

Ivan Woodford

Posted by Ivan Woodford on Jun 27, 2017 3:00:29 PM

The residents of Oakey QLD will very soon be using their new pedestrian bridge crossing. The 50m pedestrian / cycle access bridge is in its final stages, and brings much better access for the residents across the other side of Oakey Creek.

Check out some shots of the installation...

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Enhancing Gledswood with Amenities & Shelters

Adrian Trimmer

Posted by Adrian Trimmer on Jun 23, 2017 5:24:36 PM

With over 150ha of open green-space, parklands and golf courses, the new development at Gledswood truely promotes a greener and healthier lifestyle and once again Fleetwood Urban has been chosen to be a part of creating another inspirational community.

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Topics: Projects, Shade

Inspiring shelters for an inspirational QLD community

Ivan Woodford

Posted by Ivan Woodford on Jun 22, 2017 4:38:05 PM

Spanning 105 hectares of gentle hillside on the northern Gold Coast in Pimpama. Diverse in urban design, landscape and architecture coverage this is truly an inspirational community!

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Crossing the culvert, a solution at Bonwicks

Adrian Trimmer

Posted by Adrian Trimmer on Jun 21, 2017 2:03:00 PM

Beautiful and scenic the coastal town of San Remo is surrounded by beaches and parklands and is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, and being included by SMEC Architects to work on structures at the nearby Bonwicks Beach is a huge privilege for us at Fleetwood!

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Topics: Projects, Bridges

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