Joshua’s article ‘Challenging Assumptions in Urban Restoration Ecology‘ was published in Landscape Journal a internationally leading, peer reviewed journal in Landscape Architecture and associated disciplines. It was part of a special issue themed ‘Multifunctional Landscapes‘. The article examines problems with restoration ecology and the inflexible use of native plants in urban contexts. It briefly explores […]


Cultivating the City: A Delectable Feast for All the Senses: Joshua spoke at this Landscape Institute event in at the  Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, London on Saturday 14 September 2013. The event covered a range of topics on urban food production including built and un-built projects & visions, ranging through policy, technology, community and art. […]

Josh’s urban agriculture and food system research has been picked up by various sources and trended on twitter.  This reflects increased awareness and interest in the integrity, ethics and resilience of our food systems, and also the quality of food on our plates. See articles here: Gardening, the Root of Community The Next Trend […]

Summer 2013: An updated version of Joshua’s ‘Beyond Biodiversity’ article published in the Australian Institute of Landscape Designers & Managers (AILDM) LANDSCAPE outlook Issue 52. Link to download (PDF) here: Beyond Biodiversity LO52

Federal Parliament House exhibition ‘Celebrating Innovators‘: Artist Janis Lander selected Joshua as a subject for an exhibition celebrating “notable Australian thinkers and risk takers” in November 2012. The exhibition, by Portrait Artists Australia, also included Nobel laureate astrophysicist Brian Schmidt and entrepreneur Dick Smith.

‘Why Should We Grow Food in Cities? Joshua presented a paper titled ‘Why Should we Grow Food in Cities’ at the University of Essex/Writtle College 5th joint conference in November 2012.

Landscape Architecture Australia publishes Joshua’s Coal Loader review as it’s cover article: Joshua’s project review of The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability by HASSELL was published in Landscape Architecture Australia, No 136 (November 2012: p36-40). The article has been published online at Architecture AU here. Link to download (PDF) here: LAA136 CoalLoader_JZ. It is featured […]

Design Atlas South Australia: The Integrated Design Commission has been busy advocating for the design industry in SA, recently producing Design South Australia, profiling a breadth of design talent in SA and featuring The Plan radio show (p.94). Joshua (together with John Byleveld, Martin Ridge and Angelique Edmonds) is a founding member of weekly chat […]

‘Farming the City: Harvesting a City’s Natural Resources’ published in special edition of Collect Magazine: Joshua was interviewed and provided material for an article by Collect Magazine titled ‘Farming the City: Harvesting a City’s Natural Resources’. It was published in a special edition in July 2012 titled ‘On Great Cities and the Coffee Shop’ which […]

In response to AIA SA President Nick Tridente’s comment on The Plan that “landscape architects could not think laterally”, Joshua was one of four ‘Lateral Thinking Landscape Architects’ who presented at the BARC event.