Foreground’s most-read: Top stories for July 2020
Returning landscape to an intentionally natural state is the theme of Foreground’s most read stories in July 2020. The naturalisation of Small Creek in Ipswich topped out the list, followed by two discussions of how to re-insert or reserve space for walking, even in highly developed areas.
Landscapology and Bligh Tanner have cut a waterway free from its concrete constraints to create living, breathing hydrological infrastructure, for humans and non-humans alike.
For most of us, walking is so basic an action that it seems unremarkable, but these award-winning landscape architecture projects demonstrate that thoughtful pedestrian design can contribute far more than we realise to our enjoyment of the urban landscape.
In a follow-up to our recent look at pedestrian-focused, award-winning landscape architecture, we consider the special attention designers have given to the experience of walking itself.