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
An alliance of councils, iwi and the Department of Conservation in the top of the South Island plans to work collectively with their communities to restore natural landscapes across the region – from west to east and from the mountains to the sea.
The design narrative behind City Rail Link’s new station, (provisionally named) Karanga-ā-hape, has been explained in a new CRL Ltd video.Read More
She may sound like a pom but landscape architect Julia Wick was born in Ashburton and grew up on an arable/sheep farm in Hinds, Canterbury. At the age of four her parents took her to the UK for her formative years.Read More
A cluster of bright pink see saws have been installed along a piece of the border wall between the US and Mexico.Read More
Christchurch’s pristine water is world renowned and safe to drink straight from the tap. But will this statement ring true in 50 or 100 years?
Fifty dazzling aerial photographs snapped by people around the world are part of a creative new photography contest. A team of visionaries in Barcelona developed an app - AGORA images - that allows anyone, anywhere to upload their best shots.Read More
Lets get Wellington Moving - the government has committed to fund up to $6.4 billion of work for an ‘indicative package’ to improve Wellington transport system.
San Francisco is well known for its fog, and it’s that weather pattern that provides the design inspiration for the award winning Helen Diller Civic Centre playgrounds.Read More
Ralph Johns - writer, deep thinker, urban designer, cyclist, landscape architect. We profile the Isthmus CEO who was recently made a fellow of the NZILA.Read More
Environmental enterprise Treespace has deferred its resource consent application while it gathers more material to satisfy Queenstown Lakes District Council concerns around the subdivision code, landscape visual effects and how well plants will grow on Mt Dewar.Read More
Vegetables are thriving in what was earthquake rubble in Christchurch. Cultivate Christchurch is an urban farming project producing more than lettuces, they growing opportunities for young people.Read More
Jacky Bowring is a freshly minted NZILA fellow, and Professor of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University. She specialises in emotions and landscapes. Some of her recent work includes helping to design the memorial landscape for the Pike River Mine tragedy on the West Coast of the South Island.Read More
The American Society of Landscape Architects’ Chinatown Green Street demonstration project, in downtown Washington, D.C., is a testing ground for advanced “green,” “complete,” and “smart” street concepts.Read More
A key piece of Auckland city centre public realm development underway right now is the Downtown Programme, which will be delivered in time for the America’s Cup in 2021. It involves the reset of the larger part of the Quay Street corridor and adjacent Ferry Basin space.Read More
The president of the International Federation of Landscape Architects believes New Zealand is one of three world hotspots for landscape architecture. James Hayter says Aotearoa joins Chile and the south of Spain, adding there are many lessons the landscape architecture community can learn from the professions here.Read More
The inaugural New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Tuia Pito Ora President’s cocktail evening, sponsored by MHL, last week was an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate new fellows, newly registered members and dedicated volunteers. Attendees agreed it was an excellent opportunity to network and catch up with others in the profession, and find out what’s happening outside their patch.Read More
In 2021 Auckland will host the America’s Cup, the APEC Leaders Meeting, the Women’s Cricket World Cup, the Men’s Softball World Cup and the kapa haka Te Matatini Festival. The economic benefit for the America’s Cup alone is estimated at between $550 million and $1 billion.Read More
Renowned landscape architect Thomas Woltz was finishing his masters in architecture when he realised the power the landscape architect had to become an agent of change to improve large scale ecologies. He now holds a masters degree in landscape architecture as well.Read More
Pollinator Paths is a movement that aims to connect Auckland's parks and reserves together to make pollination pathways. It’s the brainchild of Andrea Reid, who’s been working on the concept since early 2014.Read More