The biggest public realm landscape architecture project undertaken in Aotearoa has taken the supreme award in this year’s Resene New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards. Te Papa Ōtākaro Avon River Park was named the NZILA George Malcolm winner at last week’s ceremony at the Christchurch Art Gallery.Read More
The NZILA Firth Conference has wrapped up for another year with overwhelmingly positive feedback from delegates. The event ended in Christchurch last night with the ceremony naming the winners in the Resene New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards 2019.Read More
The NZILA’s 2019 conference enters its final day in Christchurch today - with the Resene New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards dinner on tonight.Read More
Regional finalists have been chosen for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects After Dark lighting competition.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
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