It’s a stormy, hazy Melbourne sunset tonight.
Peninsula campus creek restoration - plants starting to grow.
Happy Christmas from everyone at GLAS
GLAS is 100 (projects ) impromptu cake
GLAS is 100! (projects that is ). What better way to celebrate than spending the day visiting nurseries and discussing our future.
Latest Jewell station update, nearly finished! Stage 2...
It’s not always glamorous. site meeting for our St Albans project. Here we are working for Housing choices Australia, NMBW and MADA, creating a medium density housing affordable housing model for the suburbs. Our design includes more trees, more play and space for socialising and gardening.
Water flowing at last! This used to be a car park but before that it was a creek. GLAS has diverted the water out of the drain and back to the surface. Monash Student Residential building at the Peninsula Campus for Monash University. Thanks to Monash, Design Flow and JCB Architects
Jewell view from up high
Supporting the kids and striking for climate change
The saw tooth paving at Jewell is nearly finished. Looking good in the spring sun.
Revisiting our MADA courtyard project this morning. Plants starting to grow and looking good in the sun.
Jewell station, concrete bleachers looking good
After 6 years in Park Street, GLAS has moved! Our new office is 1 Bastings Street, Northcote 3070. This gives us more space, better facilities and endless coffee. And we are at the top of the hill. Come visit sometime.
Gums in snow at Lake mountain
A beautiful morning drive through black spur
It’s exciting to see GLAS’ Jewel station project finally happening after 5 years of anticipation!
Piazza Navona, Rome. This wonderful long thin square follows the outline of an ancient chariot arena.
The Forum, Rome. 2000 yr old paving
Piazza Giacoma Matteotti is a beautiful, tapering town square in Greve in Chianti. It dates back to the 11/12th century. With an arcade and shops running all around it, it is a great example of a multifunctional town square. Markets first thing in the morning, then coffee, then tourists for lunch, restaurants in the evening and opera later. Also cars can drive in but it still works well...
Beautiful 13th Century Piazzas in the Tuscan hill town San Gimignano
Giardino dei Semplici, the Botanical gardens in Florence. Currently run by the university as a teaching garden. The garden was founded in 1545 by the Grand duke Cosimo del Medici and used to cultivate medicinal plants. So it is the third oldest botanic There are some great plants including a 200 year old cork oak and a spectacular azalea collection.
Giardino Bardini, more Renaissance excellence