Firth NZILA competition

Full of Surprises

Winners announced

The natural world is full of surprises and inspirations that influence our urban landscapes.

Firth’s Full of Surprises is a fun competition providing Landscape Architects with an opportunity to showcase their best landscaping project from 2017.

Congratulations to:

Small Project Entry
Memorial Garden Ara Polytechnic – Christchurch City Campus.
Align Landscape Architects

Urban Landscape Entry
Ellerslie Noise Walls sections A1 & A2.
White Landscape + Urbanism, Manaaki, GHD, Novare Design

Winners each took away a $500 Visa Prezzy Card, and will also feature in the Firth newsletter, and on the Firth website and Facebook page.


Competition Criteria:

The 2018 NZILA Firth conference focusses on Places and Spaces; Culture and Community; Water and Ecologies; and Movement. Seeking to define the elements that are necessary, possible and inspirational for our cities today, and in the future.

In keeping with the conference “Cities/Taone” theme the two competition categories are:

  • Urban Landscape
  • Small Project

Finalists were selected using the following scoring criteria: