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  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Egginton, Zane; Popov, Nikolay; Orams, Brett (On the border: Architectural science in theory & practice, 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
    The demands of Landscape Architects and Architects use of organic and complex forms at various scales heavily fuel this project. In a typical project a designer is often faced with three challenges, how to create a digital ...
  • Davies, Renee; Simcock, Robyn; Ussher, Graham; Toft, Richard; Boult, Martin; deGroot, Cris (CitiesAlive: 8th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference, 2010)
    Living roofs offer an opportunity to bring conservation into a contemporary context integrated within urban landscapes. Once neglected and under-utilized roof landscapes can now become biodiverse enclaves of indigenous ...
  • 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 ...
  • Woodruffe, Paul (Master of Landscape Architecture, 2010)
    How can the practice of painting and drawing contribute to site analysis in Landscape Architecture? This project investigates possible uses and applications of fine art to Landscape Architectural site analysis practice. ...
  • Popov, Nikolay (GA 2010 – XIII Generative Art Conference, 2010)
    Complexity theory offers a new way of understanding spatial patterns as self-organising morphologies. This provides a promising paradigm for exploring spatial organizations as the emergent outcome of dynamic relations ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adam, John P.; Bradbury, Matthew (New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects Biennial Conference, 2002)
    Fred Tschopp represents the moment that contemporary landscape architecture came to New Zealand. Government and Local Authorities In Wellington, Rotorua and Auckland employed him to create new forms of public utilities - ...
  • Bradbury, Matthew (International Planning History Conference - "Cities of Tomorrow", 2002)
    The announcement that Beijing is to become a Garden City by the opening of the 2008 Olympics shows how powerful and pervasive the idea of the garden city has been in urban development in the 20th and 21st centuries. ...
  • Popov, Nikolay (On the border: Architectural science in theory & practice. 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association, 2010)
    This paper reports on initial findings of a bigger research project that set out to explore the potential of generative algorithms in landscape architecture, urban design and architecture. The paper focuses on how urban ...
  • Yu, Yushan (Joelle) (Master of Landscape Architecture, 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. ...
  • Zu, Zhiqiang (Master of Landscape Architecture, 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. ...
  • Popov, Nikolay (Master of Landscape Architecture, 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 ...
  • Margetts, Jacqueline; Barnett, Rod; Popov, Nikolay (Systematic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment, 13th Annual Australia and New Zealand Systems Conference, 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 ...
  • Cliffin, Penny (3rd annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, 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 ...