2017 in Review

We offer a huge thank you to all our clients and project partners for a successful 2017. We hope you enjoy the festive season and look forward to seeing you well rested in 2018!

Date 08.12.2017

Posted in awards   • Studio   • Events

As the end of the year draws near, it's the perfect time to review what's happened at Lat27 in 2017. Here's our top ten for the year, in no particular order:

Number One: Another amazing year!

Lat27 was honoured with 7 industry awards this year. Big thanks to our partner consultants and great clients.

Read our full list of awards


Number Two: Oxley Creek Transformation Project

Oxley Creek Transformation Pty Ltd engaged Lat27 in October to lead the master planning process for 15km of our most urbanised waterway. Read more about the Oxley Creek Transformation


Number Three: Parklands Project

The Parklands Project construction phase is now complete and is in the hands of the organising committee to prepare for hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes in April. Read more about Parklands Project.

Photography by John Gollings, courtesy of Grocon.


Number Four: The Green Grid

Partnering with the State Government Architect’s Office, Lat27 prepared The Green Grid strategy exploring opportunities for a future green/blue network which crafts transformational ideas for inner-city Brisbane’s open space and public realm. Read more about the Green Grid Strategy


Number Five: The Link, Coronation Drive Office Park

Our talented architects and landscape architects have created a vibrant new place within AMP Capital's Coronation Drive Office Park for the morning walkers, avid ping-pong players, food truck fans, commuter cyclists, impromptu concerts, catered events, caffeine addicts, morning tea catch-ups, afternoon naps - and more. Read more about The Link


Number Six: Other Latitudes

2017 has seen us continue to raise our regional and interstate profile on a wide range of projects, including:

  • a pedestrian/cycle bridge in Parramatta, NSW. Read more.
  • a residential development in Fairfield, VIC. Read more.
  • a wind farm in the Wide Bay Burnett region. Read more.
  • a solar farm west of Townsville. Read more.

Image: Pedestrian and Cyclist Bridge across Parramatta River at Alfred Street.
Perspective render courtesy of Archipelago.


Number Seven: Northshore Activation

Built atop old wharves at Northshore Hamilton, this temporary parkland gives the Eat Street Markets and the local community a generous waterfront landscape to enjoy, full of recycled materials and playful references to our river's history. Our team enjoyed collaborating with EDQ, Anna O’Gorman Architects and Digit Landscapes to bring this place to life. Read more about Northshore Activation


Number Eight: Kangaroo Point Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan

The Kangaroo Point Peninsula Renewal Strategy, setting directions for the new neighbourhood plan, was released in October for community feedback. View the Kangaroo Point Peninsula Renewal Strategy


Number Nine: Nathalie Ward FAILA

September brought recognition of Director Nathalie Ward's enormous contribution to the Australian Landscape Architecture profession with AILA Queensland awarding Nathalie a Fellowship. Read more


Number Ten: Andrew Neighbour on Australia By Design

Director Andrew Neighbour made his television debut in July this year. Andrew was invited to be a judge on the first series of Australia By Design. Read more



Happy Holidays: Rest & Relaxation

We offer a huge thank you to all our clients and project partners for a successful 2017. We hope you enjoy the festive season and look forward to seeing you well rested in 2018! 

Our studio will be closed from 12pm Friday 22nd December and will reopen in the New Year on Tuesday 2nd January.