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  • Warne, Grace Ann (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2014)
    In a world dominated by headlines on climate change, population expansion, economic issues and social dilemmas, it seems hardly surprising that landscape architects are now often being called upon to design landscapes that ...
  • Frances, Helen (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2014)
    Landscape architecture has a long history of engagement with heritage. Design practice frequently hones in on the expression of narrative associated with the design site to reflect, or promote, a sense of place. However, ...
  • Kettle, Elizabeth Elaine (Betsy) (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2014)
    This project explores the potential role of landscape architecture in waste minimisation, specifically around the conceptualisation, siting and design of Community Recycling Centres as part of the Auckland Council’s zero ...
  • Budgett, Jeanette; Bogunovich, Dushko (Studio Christchurch: The Polycentric City, 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 ...
  • Bogunovich, Dushko; Budgett, Jeanette (Studio Christchurch: The Polycentric City, 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 ...
  • Irving, Daniel; Vincent, Ian J. (xsection, 2013)
    Expertise in the ‘Nature-isation’ of urban environments marks an important shift in 21st Century urbanism. In a scramble to rebrand urban design as “sustainable” and “green”, Landscape Architects have attempted to claim ...
  • Bradbury, Matthew; Bogunovich, Dushko (Governing City Futures Conference, 2013)
    In 2011, Auckland consolidated its seven councils into a single governing entity – the Auckland Council. Effectively, four cities and three rural districts were meshed into one city-region, with million and a half ...
  • Wake, Sue; Eames, Chris (Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 2013)
    This paper analyses the inter-relatedness of layers of involvement, as contributing to learning, within a school sustainability project (the eco-classroom project). This engaged students, staff and community members ...
  • Parlane, Jennifer Lesley (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2013)
    This research project explores ways in which the interstitial spaces of industrial areas can be designed for public enjoyment, with the intention of revealing the industrial sublime. It will employ experiential analysis ...
  • Wake, Sue (Central Europe towards Sustainable Building Conference 2013: Sustainable Building & Refurbishment for Next Generations. CTU Prague, Czech Republic,26-28 June., 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 ...
  • Dove, K.; Popov, Nikolay (Proceedings of the 50th IFLA [International Federation of Landscape Architects] World Congress, Sky City Convention Centre, , 10th-12th April 2013, 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 ...
  • Bish, A.; Davies, Renee; Haines, L. (Proceedings of the 50th IFLA [International Federation of Landscape Architects] World Congress, Sky City Convention Centre, , 10th-12th April 2013, 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 ...
  • Griffiths, Pete; Aitken, D. (50th International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress, 'Shared Wisdom in an Age of Change, 2013)
    A new landscape journal has been developed called Xsection. This publication calls for articles from landscape practitioners, academics, and students. The journals intent is to promote rigorous discussion about landscape ...
  • Leather, Joanne Margaret (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2013)
    Traditional approaches to subdivision demonstrate a tendency towards an erasure of nature in favor of human habitation and therefore a trend to separatism. New Zealand's landscape reflects the historical clearing of bush ...
  • Hodgson, Ryan (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2013)
    In this project I will investigate how a change in infrastructure can facilitate community appropriation. The type of community appropriation I am referring to is when the landscape allows people to take ownership, perhaps ...
  • Bradbury, Matthew (Changing Cities: Spatial, morphological, formal & socio-economic dimensions, 2013)
    The contemporary waterfront, a real estate invention of 1970s rust belt Baltimore has proved to be a peculiarly resilient urban trope. The transformation of an industrial waterfront into a consumerist landscape follows a ...
  • Lawton, Cora; Davies, Renee (Proceedings of the 50th IFLA [International Federation of Landscape Architects] World Congress, Sky City Convention Centre, , 10th-12th April 2013, 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 ...
  • Woodruffe, Paul; Unitec Institute of Technology. The everyday collective laboratory (2012)
    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 ...
  • Wake, Sue; Cha, Lucia (46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), 2012)
    This paper is centred on knowledge building within research and design as a layered and collaborative approach. It develops a small case study of the learning journey of an undergraduate landscape architecture student ...
  • Cliffin, Penny (CITYPLANTastic, 8th International Conference, World in Denmark, 2012)
    Greening of cities has become a significant motivation for landscape architects, urban designers, and architects, as well as a growing public expectation. While there is need for the development of new technologies to ...