• Remediation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia : landscape strategies and collaboration 

    Heng, Rithy (2015-10)
    This research project investigates and proposes strategies for the remediation of a brownfield site in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The overarching strategy is collaboration, phased over time, between the Government, developers ...
  • The New Coast : how can an environmentally sustainable model of coastal development be developed? 

    Xu, Gao (2015)
    How can we sustainably develop the coastline as a part of urban area for the future? How can we develop the coastline with environmental tourism? This project is about developing the coastal zone for tourism in environmentally ...
  • Inconsistent coherence in post-quake Christchurch, New Zealand. 

    Rennie, Julian (2015-10)
    Many city layouts are born out nineteenth century Victorian formality : axial roads, planned open spaces, with the overarching visual coherence that would shape the character of its inhabitants. This paper uses ...
  • Wastewater for resilient 21st century cities 

    Davie-Martin, Raewyn (2015)
    Retrofitting cities with decentralised wastewater infrastructure. Combined waste and storm water infrastructure causes water pollution in urban streams. The project explores how to retool the existing 19th century ...
  • The sustainable landscape : brownfield site transformation 

    Xu, Junjie (2016)
    Auckland is growing rapidly and the Auckland Plan promotes a compact city model. This situation favours the redevelopment of brownfield sites in central areas of the city, to enable both the provision of housing close to ...
  • Preserving a green space network for a regional Auckland 

    Wang, Xinxin (2015-12-22)
    Large cities often become regional cities. This has become a global trend emerging in early 20th century. As the urbanised area grows, the connection with nature tends to weaken – therefore green space networks can play ...
  • Volcanic urbanism : an investigation into the role of public open spaces as disaster relief areas in order to make a city more resilient. 

    Gao, Yan (2015)
    This research project explores ways to utilise public open spaces to be part of resilient framework in Auckland in the event of a volcanic eruption and the likely subsequent secondary disasters (such as earthquakes and ...
  • Voyages of discovery: Immersive learning within indigenous cultural landscapes 

    Davies, Renee (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 2015-06)
    Landscape architecture embodies the symbiotic relationship between society and environment and this human-nature interaction is manifest at its most profound within those places referred to as cultural landscapes. Within ...
  • Multiculturalism in the urban landscape : create a better city with multicultural communities 

    He, Yucui (2015)
    This study explores the interconnections between multiculturalism, social integration and public spaces. Insights into these relationships were gained through fieldwork observing the social activities of different cultural ...
  • Revealing the Rainforest - discovering the dynamic interchange between landscape and culture 

    Davies, Renee; Butler, Rachel; Ting, Fiona; Steiner, Vanya (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Landscape architecture embodies the symbiotic relationship between society and environment and this human-nature interaction is manifest at its most profound within those places that are referred to as cultural landscapes. Within ...
  • Energy Exchange 

    Sisam, Nick; Griffiths, Pete (2014)
    With increased growth predicted for Auckland, there comes an increase in the energy required to run the city. Auckland is already the country's largest user of electricity. Sustainable hydro electricity generation in NZ ...
  • Building empowerment: Ways of working with children and youth to create sustainable buildings. 

    Wake, Sue (World Sustainable Building Conference, 2014)
    This paper presents preliminary research into community empowerment via children and youth participation towards generating sustainable building outcomes within two low income, predominantly Pacifica and Māori communities ...
  • The Polycentric City: What does it mean for Christchurch? 

    Bogunovich, Dushko; Budgett, Jeanette (Studio Christchurch:, 2014)
    Almost three years after the Second Earthquake, it is becoming clearer that the CBD has a long way to go to full recovery. It may take 20 rather than 10 years before a new Central City Christchurch emerges from the present ...
  • Sydenham 2020 - Industrial Occupation 

    Budgett, Jeanette; Bogunovich, Dushko (Studio Christchurch:, 2014)
    East Sydenham, traditionally a working class area on the southern fringe of Christchurch is today an inner city suburb with interesting potential for redevelopment. South of Moorhouse Ave, it reveals a remarkably consistent ...
  • Perception in the rural designing within the rural New Zealand landscape 

    Borsos, Chanelle J. (2010)
    This project explores how perception can be used to facilitate design within the rural landscape of New Zealand. From the earliest days of European settlement, the environmental history of New Zealand's rural landscapes ...
  • Suburban interventions : understanding the values of place and belonging through collaboration 

    Woodruffe, Paul; Unitec Institute of Technology. The everyday collective laboratory (Unitec ePress, 2012-05-23)
    How can a socially defined project facilitate meaningful knowledge transfer between community, corporate and institution? In order to address this question, this paper focuses on an ongoing live project in suburban Auckland ...
  • Closing the generation gap : Using co-design with children to encourage sustainable practice in the built environment. 

    Wake, Sue (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic, 2013)
    This paper explores the potential for children to learn about sustainability and feel empowered by involvement in the design and construction of the built environment they inhabit, especially schools. This paper concludes ...
  • Revealing the cryptic 

    Bish, A.; Davies, Renee; Haines, L. (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA ), 2013)
    Invertebrate numbers worldwide are declining, predominantly due a lack of knowledge and detrimental activities on habitat such as urban expansion. "Invertebrates ore essential to our natural environment and to humans,"(Department ...
  • Food Landscapes: A Landscape Model for Intensive Farming 

    Lawton, Cora; Davies, Renee (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA ), 2013)
    With rising meat consumption worldwide, particularly in developing countries, there is a need to explore new approaches in designing forms to assist with affordable meat production within a framework of improved environmental ...
  • Parametric Models of Coastal Settlements' Growth 

    Dove, K.; Popov, Nikolay (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA ), 2013)
    Parametric design has been widely used by architects. However within landscape architecture and urban design its use has been very limited (Steino, 2012). This paper reports on initial findings of on-going research that ...