Articles and Publications

The following is a selection of talks, conference papers and articles by John Mongard. A collection of publications and citations about the works of John Mongard Landscape Architects is included.

  • The Green Space Strategy

    West End, Highgate Hill and South Brisbane, 2017.
  • Dis location: Survival of the Local

    talk at Reform: the national conference of The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Sydney, 2013
  • Bingara and The Living Classroom

    article by Sue kyle, images by John Mongard, in Landscape Architecture Australia, Sydney, 2013
  • Unfolding Space

    Article in NAVA Quarterly, Sydney, 2013
  • Robelle Domain

    Review article in Landscape Architecture Australia, Sydney, 2011
  • Eating is an Agricultural Act

    presentation at Pecha Kucha, Vol 24, Turbine Hall, Brisbane Powerhouse, 14 September 2011
  • Sunshine Coast Industrial Park

    article in Landscape Architecture Australia, No. 129, Sydney, 2011
  • Landscape Eco-retrofitting

    paper delivered at the Australian Green Development Forum Talk Series QUT, 15 April 2011
  • Making Places Sing; Artistic Quality Through Collaboration

    paper delivered at Artspeak 2009, The Queensland Regional Arts and Culture Conference, presented by Arts Queensland, 18-20 November 2009
  • Feeding, Greening, Caring

    paper delivered at 10th International Cities, Town Centres and Communities Society Conference "Cities in Transition" Geelong, Victoria 27-30 October 2009

      This paper was also delivered at the following conferences:

    • Our Place - Country Living 2025, Bingara, NSW February 2010
    • AILA Productive Landscapes Seminar, Convention Centre, Brisbane November 2009
    • Survival - 2nd International Urban Design Conference, Gold Coast, September 2009
    • QUT Design Lecture Series, State Library of Qld, Brisbane, July 2009
  • Place/Displace

    paper delivered at Raise Your Voice Fourth National Public Galleries Summit 9-11 September 2009 Townsville Qld
  • Art On The Esplanade... Strand Ephemera 5

    review article of Strand Ephemera 5 Exhibition 4-14 September 2009 Townsville Qld in Eyeline Issue 70, 2009
  • Kelvin Grove Urban Village project

    cited in 'A 20 Percent Slope' in Crafti, Stephen, Courtyards for Modern Living, Australia 2008 pp 161-165
  • Networks Not Lines: Toward a long term cultural realm in the landscape architectural project

    in The Landscape Architect - Time, International Federation of Landscape Architects, Canberra, 2006
  • The Ecovillage at Currumbin project outline

    in Australian New Urbanism: A Guide to Projects by Australian Council of New Urbanism, Nov 2006
  • The Gladstone City Renewal project outline

    in Australian New Urbanism: A Guide to Projects by Australian Council of New Urbanism, Nov 2006
  • Cleveland Town Centre Project outline

    in Australian New Urbanism: A Guide to Projects by Australian Council of New Urbanism, May 2005
  • Making Great Places Seminar and Talk

    one day seminar and talk, Planning Institute of Australia, Adelaide, 2005
  • Suburban Entropy and the Death of Difference (finding a green way through the greenfields)

    paper in conference proceedings from 200 Mile City - Designing a sustainable urban future AILA, Gardens Point, Brisbane 2004
  • Placemaking not Window Dressing

    article and keynote speech at the Life of the Place Conference, Parramatta, November 2003 (for WSROC)
  • Cleveland Art Walk

    booklet describing forty six art installations managed by John Mongard, published by Redland Shire Council, 2003
  • Mooloolaba project

    cited in in Bull, Catherine, New Conversations with an Old Landscape: Landscape Architecture in Contemporary Australia, Australia, 2002
  • The Future of Water Sensitive Streets

    paper in the National Conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design, Brisbane, September 2002
  • Where is the Collective Landscape

    article in Landscape Design Journal, United Kingdom, April 2002
  • The Plant Machine: Between Entropy and Evolution Pioneer Site

    article in Landscape from the Downside: The QUT Landscape Masterclass of 2000, Queensland, Australia, 2002
  • Lap Pool Garden

    article published garden design in Inside Out Magazine, November 2000
  • What do you Mean by this Place?

    article in Landscape Australia, September 2000
  • Landscape Character: Guiding the Image of The City, Gold Coast City Landscape Strategy

    publication by Gold Coast City Council, Gold Coast, 2000
  • A Few Damp Squibs of Subversion

    article in Culture Matters, QCAN, Brisbane, Queensland, June 2000
  • Communal Vessels

    interview in article by Australia Timber Design, Summer 2000
  • A Cultural Way with Parks

    interview in article by Landscape Australia, April 1999
  • Power, Poetry and Contemporaneity in the Public Landscape

    article in Landscape Australia, September 1999
  • Poetry in Place

    conference paper at the Lost in Space conference, QCAN, Brisbane, Queensland, October 1999
  • Holistic Local Planning

    conference paper for the Australia Institute of Environmental Health Conference, Tasmania, May 1999
  • Water Sensitive Urban Design

    paper at AILA National Conference, by John Mongard and Helen Hillier, Sydney, New South Wales, September 1998
  • Art and Design in the Public Realm: The Collaborative Approach

    talk at Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Forum on Public Art, RAIA, Brisbane June 1998
  • Local Council and the Arts

    talk at Griffith University, Queensland College of Arts, May 1998
  • CEAD and Public Art: Does it Really Make a Difference?

    forum Speaker, DARE Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, November 1997
  • Crafting not Manufacturing the Public Realm

    QALI Conference, Bardon Queensland, August 1997
  • Sustainability and Eco-Villages

    talk at ACF Merrimac / Carrara, Sustainable Futures Forum, Gold Coast City Council, Gold Coast, Queensland, July 1997
  • EcoVillages

    talk and workshop at Living City Expo and Conference, Gold Coast City, Queensland, August 1997
  • Public Space in Mooloolaba

    talk at Images of the Urban Conference, Sunshine Coast University College, Sippy Downs, Queensland, July 1997
  • Amenity Values in Stormwater Design

    talk at Stormwater Institute Conference, Brisbane, Queensland, September 1997
  • An Environmentally Sustainable Village at Coomera

    Mongard and Stalker, brochure, Gold Coast City Council (Printing), Gold Coast Queensland 1997
  • Sustainable Landscape Planning

    published paper and talk, at QNIA Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, November 1996
  • Public Space as a Theatre of Conflict

    conference paper at the AILA National Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, October 1996
  • The Art of Collaboration

    talk / paper for Art in Public Places Forum, Shire of Maroochy, Queensland
  • An Environmentally Sustainable Village in Upper Coomera

    article in Landmark and press releases for project, October 1996.
  • Community Design - Theories and Approaches

    talk at About Design - Words and Pictures AILA Seminar, RAIA - South Brisbane, Queensland, August 1996
  • Talking to Towns

    talk / paper for RAIA Seminar Consulting with Neighbours and Communities, South Brisbane, Queensland
  • The Spaces Between

    article for Kerb, Design Journal of R.M.I.T., Melbourne, Victoria, February 1996
  • The Disenfranchised Community

    talk and paper for the Local Government Community Development Conference, City Hall, Brisbane Queensland, 1995
  • Black Line White Line

    verse for Queensland Community Arts Network Publication (December Issue) West End, Queensland, October 1995
  • Sunshine Coast University College Landscape Architecture and Planning Report

    in The Master Plan for the Sunshine Coast University College by Mitchell/Giurgola & Thorp Architects 1995
  • Notes on the History of Landscape Design

    text for QUT publication, West End, Queensland, February 1995
  • The Bloomfield Street Project

    article in Landscape Australia, December, 1994
  • The Bloomfield Streetscape and Public Art Project

    talk/paper for Joint National Conference of RAIA, AILA and RAPI, Hobart Tasmania
  • A Cry for Better Suburban Open Spaces

    article in Urban Design Forum, 1993
  • Design Innovation in Creating Open Suburbs

    article in proceedings of the RAIPR National Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, 1992
  • Deconstructing the Italian Square

    article, talk and public lecture, QUT, Brisbane, Queensland, 1991
  • Making Canberra a Better Place - Ideas for a More Sustainable Future

    publication proposing ideas for Jerrabomberra Valley New Town in Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory, Department of Urban Services, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 1994
  • Deconstructing the Way we Make Places

    article in Creating Livable Places, Tank Arts Centre, Cairns, Queensland, 1994
  • Co-Design with the Community

    handbook, QUT Publication, Brisbane, Queensland, 1993
  • Roads, Rates, Rubbish and Community Arts

    article in Queensland Community Arts Network News, Brisbane, Queensland, 1993
  • Bloomfield Street Project - Poetry Trail

    poems and article, Redland Shire Council, Brisbane Queensland, 1993
  • The Suburban Park - Cultural Counterpoint or Point Blank?

    article in Columnised - Building Community Book, RAIA, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 1995
  • The Loganlea Neighbourhood Project

    articles in Columnised - Building Community Book, RAIA, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 1995
  • The Bloomfield Street Project

    slides kit documentation for South Australian Kit, Australia Council, Sydney, New South Wales, 1994