• Hīhīaua : a Unitec Landscape / Architecture Studio 

      Bradbury, Matthew; Wang, X.; Byrd, Hugh; Melchiors, L.C. (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2017-11-21)
      In 2015 Whangarei District Council initiated the development of an urban strategy document for the development of the city centre. The Hīhīaua Peninsula was identified as a site for a waterfront development. The proposed ...
    • How can landscape function as a medium for integrating stadium events and surrounding suburbs? Eden Park, Kingsland 

      Yu, Yushan (Joelle) (2010)
      Eden Park Stadium is one of the major hosting stadia of 2011 Rugby World Cup. This research project explores how this and other events associated with Eden Park can integrate with the surrounding community and neighbourhood. ...
    • How can multiscale mapping generate a multifunctional urban public riverfront? 

      Zu, Zhiqiang (2009)
      Given the increased complexity and uncertainty of the landscape milieux, mapping as a liberating, enabling, creative activity plays a pivotal role in the design process and affects how we understand and act upon the world. ...
    • How can Netlogo be used in the landscape architectural design process? 

      Popov, Nikolay (2007)
      “The frame of our view is already framed by a part of its content. We can easily recognize here the topology of the Moebius band where, as in a kind of abyssal inversion, the envelope itself is encased by its interior.” Slavoj ...
    • In the public realm 

      Davies, Renee (AGM Publishing Ltd. & New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects, 2014)
      Renée Davies attended the 51st IFLA World Congress 'Thinking and Action ; Earth, Home and Landscape of Places' in Buenos Aires, Argentina and encountered a rich platform of ideas and inspiration.
    • Inconsistent coherence in post-quake Christchurch, New Zealand 

      Rennie, Julian (University of Moratuwa (Sri Lanka), 2016-04)
      This paper discusses some of the complexities of interactions between people and places in the making and remaking of cities. The paper uses as a case study, Christchurch, New Zealand, which has in the past had the reputation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Landscape and cultural exchange [: landscapes of prophecy] 

      Graham, Tosh; Wake, Sue (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-11-11)
      This paper proposes the use of prophecy as an investigative tool for landscape analysis and explores how it could produce more culturally meaningful landscape outcomes. It investigates the relevance of indigenous prophecy ...
    • Landscape systems modelling: A disturbance ecology approach 

      Margetts, Jacqueline; Barnett, Rod; Popov, Nikolay (ICE Publishing, 2007)
      This paper reports on research which explores the modelling of landscape systems over time using multiagent simulation (MAS) software called NetLogo. Two case studies investigate a disturbance ecology approach to the ...
    • Linear City - Water City : how can an exchange between landscape and infrastructure generate an alternative Auckland Plan? 

      Bradbury, Matthew; Bogunovich, Dushko (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2014)
      In 2011, Auckland consolidated its seven councils and the regional council into a single governing entity – the Auckland Council. Effectively, four cities and three rural districts were meshed into one city - ...
    • Living along the coast : building green defences to mitigate the negative effects of coastal erosion in Auckland 

      Luo, Qianlin (2016)
      Coastal erosion is a global issue that threatens human habitation and development. It has far-reaching impacts on environmental, economic, social aspects. Natural factors and human activities combined with climate change ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A new peri-urban agricultural system for Auckland 

      Chen, Shoujun; Popov, Nikolay (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-11-11)
      With population growth predicted for Auckland, there will be a rise in the food production required to feed the city. Auckland is already the country’s largest customer of food markets, but the fossil fuel based agricultural ...
    • Online Plant Databases 

      Cliffin, Penny (2011)
      Landscape architects have a prominent role in designing and specifying plantscapes across a wide range of project scales, from gardens to urban streetscapes and parks to large-scale conservation revegetation. Both scientific ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Place: A situation of becoming 

      Claire O'Shaughnessy (2008)
      This is a masters by design project in Landscape Architecture. The research was conducted using a competition brief for an otherwise inconspicuous inner city terrain to develop a design technique that attempts to achieve ...
    • 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 ...
    • Preserving a green space network for a regional Auckland 

      Wang, X.; Bradbury, Matthew (2015-11)
      As the largest urban region of New Zealand, Auckland is well known for its unique lifestyle with a clean, green environment. However, rapid urban growth and horizontal urban sprawl is threatening the very lifestyle that ...