One of Auckland’s most important stretches of downtown waterfront will soon be a place for people and coastal ecologies, says Isthmus Group’s Sarah Bishop and Nada Stanish.Read More
Snøhetta has designed an update for Honolulu’s 22-acre Blaisdell Center complex, a “radical reconfiguration” that will provide a new network of open spaces and unifying paths.Read More
On familiar streets and roads many of us think, “it would be so much better here if the street was set up like this instead”. Then we redesign them in our minds, placemaking here, or traffic calming there, maybe injecting some green infrastructure throughout.Read More
Japanese garden design has evolved over centuries to evoke a tightly controlled but rich sense of place. To achieve this, the gardens tend to be highly detailed, carefully manicured and follow a very strict set of design principles.
Almost 10 years after the first section of Manhattan’s High Line opened to the public, the Spur has been completed, an addition that continues the park’s tradition of planting with native wildflowers and including pieces of its former railway.Read More
Whangarei’s Pocket Park in the central city provides an art-filled, playful space connecting the Okara Shopping Centre to the Hatea Loop - a popular four kilometre pedestrian and cycle path.Read More
Paris plans to go green by planting "urban forests" around famous landmarks to improve the air quality and address climate change.Read More
Adding a pump track to an existing skate park in Holben/Te Wharangi Reserve had always been intended and Boffa Miskell completed a masterplan for the multi-use recreational space, adjacent to Foxton Beach. Feedback from the public suggested a circuit containing berms and mounds to challenge riders was a top priority.Read More
Christchurch is aiming to be carbon neutral - excluding methane - by 2045 - five years ahead of the Government deadline for the entire country.Read More
The call has gone out for jurors to participate in next year’s World Landscape Architecture Awards.Read More
Originally known as Shanghai’s High Street, Yuyuan Road was once considered one of the city’s most prestigious areas. The lanes were home to numerous public figures and included much of the city’s iconic international concession architecture.
Victoria on the River is a compelling new connection between Hamilton’s city centre and the mighty Waikato River, the city’s defining geographical feature.Read More
Thanks to an upgrade by Gillespies last year, London’s iconic BBC Television Centre is open to the public for the first time in the landmark’s history.Read More
Regional finalists have been chosen for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects After Dark lighting competition.Read More
American landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson has been selected as the winner of this year’s Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award.Read More
A forest of nearly 300 trees has transformed an Austrian soccer stadium into an art installation. FOR FOREST - The Unending Attraction of Nature, is the work of Swiss artist Klaus Littmann who wants spectators to confront ideas of deforestation, climate change, and the role of nature in our lives.Read More
The New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Tuia Pito Ora supports the declaration of a Climate and Biodiversity Loss Emergency by the International Federation of Landscape Architects.Read More
The Lyttelton Fire Station is a gem in the rebuild of post-earthquake Christchurch. As the first volunteer fire station to be rebuilt after the 2011 earthquakes, the design celebrates the vol- unteers, shows off the fantastic setting of Lyttelton, the port and the harbour.
For the first time, a New Zealand project has won an accolade at the world’s biggest international architecture festival, WAFX.Read More
A move from Christchurch to a hobby farm in Kaeo in the Far North, led Paul Quinlan to discover his real passion inside the field of landscape architecture.Read More