2015 Landscape Planning and Environmental Studies

Auckland Transport: City East West Transport Study

Landscape Architecture is a profession well placed to take on the challenges of current global and local issues and to position ourselves as the most appropriate discipline to explore, influence and guide the shaping of our world.

2015 Resene Peoples Choice Award

Aotearoa - IFLA Exhibition Park, 2013 World Landscape Art Exposition, Jinzhou, China

This project was described as 'an amazing international achievement with a strongly articulated and cleverly designed landscape'. It was the standout favorite in the public voting, and is an outstanding project well worthy of its win in the inaugural

2015 Outstanding Design between $200K and $500K

Pipitea Marae

Pipitea Marae's refurbished landscape is the result of a close working relationship between iwi and landscape architects. It demonstrates how the discipline can contribute to enhancing cultural connections to landscapes in urban environments.

2015 Outstanding Design between $500K and $2M

Te Kopahou Reserve - Entrance to Wellington South Coast

Landscape memory is most evident in the carefully selected use of regenerating the natural condition subtly contrasted with an assortment of quarry materiality, including the restrained outline of the old quarry building footprint.

2015 Te karanga o te Tui

Rae ki te Rae

A beautifully crafted and important research project, leading Landscape Architecture at the forefront of bi-cultural design. Its message while robust, can transcend cultural boundaries, to be read and understood by all.

2015 Community Design Award

ReStart Mall, Christchurch

The input from Rough & Milne that made this development such a success was donated by them at a time when they themselves were under post-earthquake pressure after losing their office building making the time donated an even more significant gift.

2015 Student

Living with Uncertainty: A design investigation into adaptive living in the Residential Red Zone

This submission demonstrates the visionary brilliance of students in landscape architecture. Showcasing the critical learning and development stages of applying landscape architectural principles through original concepts that lead into successful

2015 George Malcolm

Te Kopahou Reserve

The Te Kopahou Reserve - Entrance to Wellington South Coast project undertaken by the Wellington City Council successfully demonstrates a sensitive and balanced response to an old resource site that is now highly valued for its natural setting.

2015 Outstanding Design over $2M

Beachlands Maraetai Coastal Walkway

More than a lineal intervention the Beachlands-Maraetai Coastal Walkway demonstrates a project with conceptual breadth delivered through a subtlelty of detail. With close to 9 years of staged development the project has maintained its initial design

2015 Sustainability

La Rosa Reserve Stream Daylighting

The La Rosa Reserve Stream Daylighting project by Boffa Miskell embodies what sustainability is by definition. It is a project that has enhanced ecological, cultural and community values while minimizing the project implementation impacts through ada

2015 Landscape Publication

The Transport Agency Urban Design and Landscape Guidelines

The Transport Agency Urban Design and Landscape Guidelines are two visually engaging documents, which focus on ensuring appropriate environmental and landscape outcomes are achieved around state highways.

2015 Charlie Challenger

Auckland East-West Transport Study

The City East West Transport Study does more than just set a path for the future development of Auckland's CBD East West movement network, it firmly sets the path for the role of landscape architecture in urban transportation planning.

2015 Outstanding Design under 200k

Navy Museum Activity Zone

A playful, functional and dynamic landscape on the edge of the Waitemata Harbour elegantly links the water and the Navy Museum; the site is one of those small jewels that frequent Auckland's landscape sequestered in the lee of North Head.

2015 Visionary Landscape

Hobson Bay: Adding Heart to the Bay

'Adding Heart to the Bay' shows a bold desire for betterment of the city and aims to reclaim the landscape that drew our ancestors here. It looks afresh at Hobson Bay with public access at its heart, reinstating a physical relationship with the water

Small Urban Conference 2017

Small Urban Conference 2017

Wednesday 5th April to Friday 7th April 2017

Small Urban is the theme for the 2017 NZILA Conference. “A beach. Three houses. A road. A valley” Join us in Wellington in 2017 for a conversation on the small urban.

WAN Transport Awards 2016

WAN Transport Awards 2016

Congratulations to Isthmus Group

Isthmus Group and Gottlieb Paludan Architects with COBE Architects announced joint winners of WAN Transport Awards 2016.

Rēkohu and Rangihaute

Rēkohu and Rangihaute

Tales from the Misty Isles

Words by Amy Hobbs, NZILA Honorary Secretary.