• 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 ...
  • The emergence of a green network for a future regional Auckland 

    Wang, Xinxin; Bradbury, Matthew (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-11-11)
    This paper discusses how a green network for regional Auckland could emerge from a close study of both the ecological and social forces at work in contemporary New Zealand urbanism. The paper begins by reviewing the ...
  • Auckland volcanic field build resilient framework on public open space 

    Gao, Yan; Popov, Nikolay (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-11-11)
    Auckland is a city built on volcanoes. Although the special volcanic landscape has brought benefits such as attracting foreign tourists and providing leisure for residents, it also brings potential risks. Volcanic eruption ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cultural emergence : living in Aotearoa 

    Henderson, Ian (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-11-11)
    Treaty settlements in Aotearoa New Zealand have not only changed the economic base of Māori groups, but have also provided a catalyst for social, political, cultural and environmental change. The post-settlement period is ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Swarm planning : development of generative spatial planning tool for resilient cities 

    Roggema, Rob; Popov, Nikolay (eCAADe (Education and research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe), 2015-09)
    In dealing with unexpected impacts of climate change current spatial planning tools are irresponsive and inflexible. The outcomes of applications of these tools are very limited in number, producing static plans that if ...
  • 'Same, same, but different' : a comparison of rationales between historic and contemporary school garden development 

    Wake, Sue (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), 2015-06)
    School gardening projects are on the rise and as the current school garden movement reaches into its third decade, this is an opportune time to consider the involvement of Landscape Architects (LAs). As design specialists ...
  • 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 ...
  • Unitec campus history : notions of therapy 

    Cliffin, Penny (2015-03)
    One of the great things about working in one place for a long time is that you really get to observe it in detail, in all the seasons and over the years and you get opportunities to soak up the character of the place. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • What is bottom-up design? 

    Ting, Fiona; Griffiths, Pete (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015)
    There is a substantial body of research that points to energy descent (1,2,3,4,5). In lieu of this, other significantly different forces could drive a number of changes to current thinking in landscape architecture. Examples ...
  • Drawing as a fundamental tool for thinking in landscape architecture 

    Griffiths, Pete (2015)
    This paper considers the role of drawing and representation as a tool for capturing the more ephemeral aspects of the landscape. These aspects include ideas about change, chance and transformation. The importance of ...
  • The tempered edge : waterfront development in an age of climate change. 

    Bradbury, Matthew (Finland Futures Research Centre, 2014-06)
    Urban waterfront development has followed the Baltimore waterfront model since the 1970s. This model is characterised by the formation of a thin promenade of public space with carefully choreo- graphed event architecture, ...