The alpine retreat of Twizel, in New Zealand’s South Island, is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty - turquoise lakes, whiter than white snow and golden grass. So, Chris Glasson, from Glasson Huxtable Landscape Architects, knew his design for a four hectare domestic garden across the road from Lake Ruataniwha, had to link seamlessly to its surrounds and enhance what nature had already provided.Read More
By the time the battlefields of Belgium fell silent in 1918, the landscapes were unrecognisable. Instead of wheat and potatoes, the land offered up a crop of bodies – in the Ypres area alone, there were nearly 200,000.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a $10 billion plan to protect lower Manhattan from the growing threat of sea level rise.Read More
Towering over the Auckland isthmus, the maunga (volcanic cones) have been adapted and used over many decades in many different ways, over time shaping people’s connections to them and expectations of them.Read More
As part of the Waikato District Plan review, Boffa Miskell Ltd was engaged by Waikato District Council to undertake a review of the existing landscape characterisation and classifications, and to re-evaluate the landscapes for the Council’s District Plan Review.Read More