Australian Landscape Design Blog

Here you will find landscaping news and information about landscape design, trends in the market and seasonal ideas for your garden. Follow the Landscape Designers and Landscape Architects ideas and thoughts on different trends, materials and finished used in designs and much more. The Space Landscape Designs blog publishes industry news relating to innovative ideas, landscaping news, the latest in plants for each season and much more.

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Winner at the AILDM Landscape Design Awards

Winner at the 2014 AILDM Landscape Design Awards Space Landscape Designs are pleased to announce that they have won a silver award in the 2014 Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers (AILDM) national awards. Amanda Elboz put forward an entry featuring an amazing planting plan and landscape design for a property on the Northern…

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Backyard Design Ideas

Backyard Design Ideas When you think about throwing a house party, where do you expect the guests to congregate? Maybe in the kitchen and the living room, but definitely in the backyard. They’ll want an open, casual space where they can socialise. People love to spend time outdoors, especially in the summer. A patio and…

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What’s So Special About Landscape Architects?

What’s So Special About Landscape Architects? At Space Designs, we have both landscape architects and landscape designers on staff. What defines a landscape architect? Landscape architecture is a self-governing profession in Australia. That means that there are stringent requirements that they must meet in order to be considered members of the profession. The Profession of…

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Swimming Pools Designs: Why We Put it on Paper

Swimming Pools Designs: Why We Put it on Paper In our last post, Swimming Pools are More Than a Check Box, we talked about some of the factors that influence swimming pool designs. Today, we’ll talk a little about how and why the designs are communicated and the process that takes a swimming pool design…

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Swimming Pools Are More Than a Check Box

Swimming Pools Are More Than a Check Box Our landscape designs are highly customised and meticulously planned. Nothing is included without careful thought, planning and consultation. Nothing is dropped in without regard to its relationship to other elements. That’s especially true of pools. A pool isn’t just a checkbox on a list of elements for…

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The Tender Process In Landscaping

The Tender Process in Landscaping In a previous post, we talked about visualisation of landscape design. Visualisation is really just a fancy way to say “drawings and models.” Yes, visualisation can be a huge help in developing a landscape design. In fact, it’s difficult to put together a good landscape design without scaled drawings to…

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Let Us Help You Visualise the Design

Let Us Help You Visualise the Design When you bring a landscape designer or a landscape architect on board as part of your project, you do it for many reasons. Mostly, you want to take advantage of our expertise. We know about plant species and growth patterns. We know about the design and construction of…

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Five Reasons To Use a Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect

Why a Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect to create landscape designs You’ve seen it, and so have we. Some people do a great job designing, installing and maintaining their own landscaping. If you talk to a friend or neighbour who’s done it, you’ll find out what it takes: expert knowledge on a variety of subjects…

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Why You’ll Want To Landscape Your Pool Area

Why you should Landscape your pool area with good landscape design A pool without landscaping is just a pool. It’s not magic. It’s not gracious. It’s not particularly nice looking. It’s just a big outdoor tub of water that you use to swim and to cool off on hot days. That’s all well and good…

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Make Your Garden Part of Your Home

Make Your Garden Part of Your Home Most people in Greater Sydney and New South Wales want to take advantage of their entire property. There’s no point in hiding in the house when the weather is good for much of the year. The outsides of our homes can be as important as the interiors, and…

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Pool Landscaping: Small and Mighty

Pool Landscaping: Small and Mighty More and more often, we’re seeing clients who are worried that their backyards are too small for a pool, a garden and all the other outdoor amenities they’d like to have on their properties. They want privacy and a tiny slice of paradise and with today’s reduced block sizes, “tiny”…

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