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Conference Programme

2019 NZILA Firth conference

6-8 November 2019

WEDNESDAY 6 NOVEMBER
5.30-7.30pm
VENUE: Tūranga, Christchurch Central Library
60 Cathedral Square
sponsored by Placemakers

 
THURSDAY 7 NOVEMBER
VENUE: Christchurch Town Hall
86 Kilmore St, Christchurch Central

8am
Registration, tea and coffee thanks to rough & milne

8.30am
Welcome Proceedings

9.20am
Tuia Pito Ora. What does it mean?
Alan Titchener, Past President NZILA,
Life Member NZILA.

9.30am
SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL DISRUPTION
sponsored by Streetscape

Cyclical Landscapes

Julie Bargmann (view Q & A here)
Founder + Principal
D.I.R.T. Studio, Virginia, USA

10.10am
Repairing ecological disruption through biodiversity and mahinga kai values
Craig Pauling, Kaiarataki; Te Hihiri - Strategic Advisor; Māori, Principal, Boffa Miskell 

10.20am
Living with coastal disruptions: blurring the edge between whenua and moana

Henry Crothers, Landscape Architect + Urban Designer, Design Director @ LandLAB

10.30am
Morning Tea
                       
11am
DISASTER DISRUPTION
sponsored by Isthmus

May you live in interesting times
Kristina Hill, PhD (view Q & A here)
Associate Professor
University of California, Berkeley, USA

11.40am
The Kaikōura Coastal Corridor: disruption and reflection
David McKenzie, Landscape Lead/Technical Principal: Landscape Architecture, NCTIR/WSP-Opus  + Sam Bourne, Principal Advisor, Urban Design & Landscape, NZ Transport Agency

11.50am
Violence, Landscape, and Languages of Memorialisation
Dr Shannon Davis + Yeimey Walker, Lincoln University

12 noon
Violence, Landscape, and Languages of Memorialisation
Dexell Aita, Masters of Landscape Architecture Candidate, Unitec

12.10pm
Christchurch: Caring for a Wounded City

Dr Jacky Bowring, Professor, Lincoln University

12.20pm
Lunch
                       
1.20pm
FOOD + LAND-USE DISRUPTION
sponsored by NZILA

Who is disrupting land use and how do we respond?
Susan Goodfellow, Founding Director, Leftfield Innovation Ltd

1.30pm
Ordinary and Outstanding
Hannah Wilson, Landscape Planner and Landscape Architect Lincoln University and Boffa Miskell

1.40pm
The emergence of a new agriculture paradigm
Bjorn Low (view Q & A here)
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Edible Garden City, Singapore

2.20pm
How Ōtautahi could be transformed through small-scale food production and a 'Closed loop city' approach
Bailey Peryman, Co-Founder of Cultivate Christchurch

2.30pm
Seeding Māori Food Systems through Hua Parakore - A Māori Food Sovereignty Approach

Dr Jessica Hutchings, Te Waka Kai Ora - National Māori Organics Collective

2.40pm
Afternoon Tea
           
3pm
SOCIAL DISRUPTION
sponsored by Boffa Miskell

Designing 4 Spatial and Racial Justice: Revolutionizing Creative Place-Making
through Tech-Equity, Digital Resiliency, and the Power of Collaboration
Antwi Akom (view Q & A here)
Professor + Founding Director UCSF & SFSU
Social Innovation and Urban Opportunity Lab
San Francisco, USA    

3.40pm
Mana whenua and the design of a city
Joseph Hullen, Ngāi Tūāhuriri/Ngāti Hinematua
 
4.10pm
Walking Tours or Workshops
(view walking tour map here)
All walking tours finish at The Terrace
                       
5.30-8.30pm       
"Eat Street"@ The Terrace
sponsored by ACO Limited

Delegates receive a $20 voucher, redeemable at
selected bars and restaurants on The Terrace
from 5.30-8.30pm. 
Thanks to ACO Limited for sponsoring.
 
 
FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER
VENUE: Christchurch Town Hall, 86 Kilmore St

8am
Tea and coffee thanks to NZILA 

9am
Welcome Day Two

9.10am

TRANSPORT + INFRASTRUCTURE DISRUPTION
sponsored by Spark

Technology that changed a landscape
Shannon Bray, Landscape Architect + Graeme McCarrison, Property Management, Engagement & Planning Manager, Spark

9.50am
The Transition is Tough
Sara Templeton, Councillor, Christchurch City Council

10.10am
Morning Tea

10.40am

URBAN DISRUPTION
sponsored by LandLAB

Mid-21st Century Cities: From Economies of Scale to Economies of Intimacy
James Lunday, UNESCO Urban Design Champion for City of Geelong, Victoria

10.50am
Integrating values: Lessons learned from recent histories
Te Marino Lenihan, Kaiārahi (Director of Māori Achievement and Strategic Relationships), Ara Institute of Canterbury

11am
Tāmaki Spatial Masterplan – The challenges and opportunities of housing lead urban regeneration
Stuart Dun, Senior Associate | Landscape Architect, Studio Pacific Architecture

11.10am
Plant sociality and performance for green roofs and planter boxes
Carles Martinez-Almoyna Gual, Landscape Architecture Lecturer, Victoria University, Wellington 

11.20am
In Plain Sight

Walter Hood, Creative Director | Founder, Hood Design Studio, Oakland. Professor, University of California, Berkeley    

12.10pm
PRACTICE DISRUPTION
sponsored by NZILA

9/80 Schedule

Tony Milne, Director, Rough and Milne Landscape Architects

12.20pm
Making (trouble)
ng sek san
Principal
Seksan Design: Landscape Architecture & Planning
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1pm
Lunch
                       
2pm
PRACTICE DISRUPTION continued

Indigenous design, Digital Natives Aotearoa and Rangatahi
Hori-te-Ariki Mataki, Ariki Creative

2.10pm
Embracing Ambiquity
Ralph Johns, CEO, Isthmus

2.20pm
Nurturing Lands of Milk and Honey
Di Lucas, Lucas Associates

2.30pm
Disruption by Design: Confronting Landscape Architecture
Dr Diane Menzies - Landcult Ltd
Future voices and wero
                       
3.10pm
What to make of Disruption?
Panel discussion: how design professionals can respond to disruption and use it to create a change for a positive future.
 
4pm
POROPOROAKI Karakia
 
4.10pm 
Prize draws
Celebrate and mingle
 
4.40pm
Conference concludes
                       
6.30pm
Resene New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards 2019
VENUE: Christchurch Art Gallery, Montreal St, Christchurch Central

 

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