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  • Wake, Sue (Proceedings of the World Sustainable Building Conference. SWB14, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 - ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Popov, Nikolay (Cumulus 38ºSouth: Hemispheric shifts across learning, teaching and research, 2009)
    Cities and landscapes are now understood as systems that are open, chaotic, unpredictable, irreversible, and in constant flux - i.e. complex adaptive systems. This is why designers need to develop new modes of practice ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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