The return of the wetlands
Over the years CCC has embarked on plans to return sections of the region to wetlands to alleviate some of the problems.
Building Christchurch city on a giant swamp has had serious repercussions - severe liquefaction during earthquakes and significant flooding during …
Paddling her own canoe
Gabriella Durcan has taken the plunge and recently set up her own landscape architecture business in Queenstown. She used to …
Post lockdown Auckland lights up
As the winter solstice edges closer and days shorten, Auckland's 'light art' is stepping up.
Aucklanders can enjoy many notable public artworks lighting our streets and parks at night. They come into their own once …
NZILA carbon emissions donation buys native trees
Chair Julia Rambacher says it was delighted to receive the NZILA donation, which has been used to buy 325 Pokaka, Hebe, Kowhai, Toe Toe and Cabbage trees.
A donation by the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects to the Styx-Purakaunui Living Laboratory Trust is being used to …
Christchurch Coast Pathway - a lesson in tenacity
The Christchurch Coastal Pathway Group has been pushing for a shared cycle/pedestrian route connecting Christchurch’s south-eastern suburbs since 2012.
Christchurch’s Coastal Pathway (Te Ara Ihutai), is inching closer to completion with work just finished on an 800m section of …
Na Te Tau-a-Nuku-a-Nuku
Ko Amelia Blundell (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Pākehā) i tuhi
What happens if we can't mow the lawns? The grass can grow. Some preliminary findings and conclusions from my Master’s …
Lincoln Prizewinners for the 2019 Year
Due to Covid-19 lockdown the Lincoln University Graduation has been postponed. The Institue would like to acknowledge the following recipients …
What's in it for the landscape architecture profession?
The government has decided to invest in green infrastructure and the conservation estate in order to save and then protect …
Propose your plan for Lentoasemanpuisto!
The purpose of the competition is to find innovative, inspiring, and practically, technically and financially feasible suggestions for the design of Lentoasemanpuisto.
The City of Helsinki welcomes everybody to participate in the open, international ideas competition regarding plans for Lentoasemanpuisto in the …
Parliament's play space
By Studio Pacific Architecture
“Children learn through play, but adults play through art…we don’t stop playing.” – Brian Eno The Parliamentary Play Space is …
Fast tracking of 'shovel ready' projects good for LAs and the economy
‘shovel ready’ projects is good news for the landscape architecture profession
The NZILA Tuia Pito Ora head says the fast track consenting of some ‘shovel ready’ projects is good news for …
Landscape Architecture Criticism
Dr Jacky Bowring, Professor of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University, has written the world’s first book on the critique of landscape architecture.
Due to be published by Routledge in the next few weeks the work, aptly named Landscape Architecture Criticism, delves into …
April 2020 Presidents Update
Tēnā koutou ki te whanau, Nga mihi o te ra. Last time I provided my monthly Presidents’ update I had …