Ruth Czermak - Principal Landcape Architect



Please find below a summary of Ruth Czermaks CV

Member: Playground and Recreation Association of Victoria (PRAV)
Boardmember: Australian Institute of Landscape Designers and Managers (AILDM)

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Published Designs

Outdoor Design and Living,’Going Native’, No 21, June 2010
Garden Gurus (TV) Segment on Raingardens, Jan 30th, 2010
Gardening Australia, December 2009
Victoria’s Best Pools and Backyards Designs, No1 - 2008
Outdoor Design and Living Edition 13 - 2006
Backyard Design Ideas Edition 4.5
Outdoor Design and Living, No12 - 2005
Stonnington Leader and Melbourne Weekly

Published Articles

Landscape Outlook, 'Notanical language' 2010

Waterwise Gardens, No 7, ‘Local Heroes’, 2009
Landscape Outlook, ‘Kangaroo Island Dreaming’, Autumn 2009
Green Garden and Home, Shades of Grey’, No. 1 - 2008
Waterwise Gardens, No.2 - 2008
Melbourne Living Annual 2008
Landscape Outlook, ‘Towards The Grey’, Spring 2007

Competition and Awards
AILDM National Competition 2009 - Highly Commended in Commercial Sustainable Landscape Design Category
Growing Up! - Design for Rooftop Garden in CBD Melbourne - 3rd Place

Industry and Other Presentations

2010 May - SGA, Rooftop Gardens - The Challenges
2010, January - Guest Panellist NGIV Event, Representing the view of the Landscape Architect
2009, June - AILDM, Revegetation Techniques
2008, Oct - Practically Green Sustainability Festival, Case Study - Integrated Water Management
2008, Aug - PRAV, Rainwater, Tanks and Sustainability in Early Childhood
2008, May - AILDM, Integrated Water Management
2008, May - Darebin Council, Sustainable Homes Program, ‘The Nitty Gritty of Greywater in the Garden’
2008, April - AILDM, Landscape Design and Greywater
2008, Borondoora Council, Surrey Hills Sustainability Night, ‘Domestic Rainwater Harvesting’

Teaching Experience
Higher Education
705-294 Guest Lecture: Plants and Planting Design Semester 1, 2010, Title Plants and Their Use in the Landscape
705-294 Guest Lecture: Plants and Planting Design Semester 1, 2009, Title Sustainable Use of Plants in the Landscape
705-695 Guest Lecturer: Advanced Landscape Technology Semester 1, 2009, Title: Water Management Case Studies
705-695 Guest Lecturer: Advanced Landscape Technology Semester 1, 2008, Title: Sustainable Water Management
705-695 Guest Lecturer: Advanced Landscape Technology Semester 1, 2007, Title: Integrated Water Management
705-195/899 Landscape Materials Semester 2, 2006
705-294 Plants and Planting Design Semester 1, 2006
705-236/899 Guest Critic: Designing Conserved Natural Landscapes 2006

‘Raingardens, Stormwater and Indigenous Plants’
Debney Park Secondary College, 2008

‘Native Plants and Planting’ - Glen Iris Primary, 2010
‘Raingardens, Stormwater and Indigenous Plants’
Armadale Primary, 2007
St Johns Primary (East Melbourne), 2007
St Bedes Primary (Kew), 2007
Clifton Hill Primary, 2007

‘Planting and Tree Establishment’
Monash Caulfield Kindergarten - Planting Day, 2009
‘Integrated Water Management’
Solar Systems Community Open Day, 2008