• Building empowerment: Ways of working with children and youth to create sustainable buildings. 

    Wake, Sue (World Sustainable Building Conference, 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 ...
  • Resilient Sprawl: An Alternative Auckland Plan 

    Bradbury, Matthew; Bogunovich, Dushko (University of Western Sydney, Sydney, 2013-03)
    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 ...
  • Xsection: Aucklands Contemporary Architecture Journal 

    Griffiths, Pete; Aitken, D. (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Revealing the cryptic 

    Bish, A.; Davies, Renee; Haines, L. (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA ), 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 ...
  • Closing the generation gap : Using co-design with children to encourage sustainable practice in the built environment. 

    Wake, Sue (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic, 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 ...
  • Food Landscapes: A Landscape Model for Intensive Farming 

    Lawton, Cora; Davies, Renee (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA ), 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 ...
  • Waterfront Ecology: Two waterfront design case studies in Auckland N.Z. and Furong New Town, P.R. China. 

    Bradbury, Matthew (Grafima Publ, 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 ...
  • Reflections on a student research-led design project involving children, climate change and landscape architecture 

    Wake, Sue; Cha, Lucia (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 ...
  • Unitec Arboretum 

    Cliffin, Penny (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Elevated enclaves – Living roof biodiversity enhancement through prosthetic habitats 

    Davies, Renee; Simcock, Robyn; Ussher, Graham; Toft, Richard; Boult, Martin; deGroot, Cris (2010-12-01)
    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 ...
  • Exploring architectural possibilities with flocking algorithms 

    Popov, Nikolay (Domus Argenia, 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 ...
  • Generative urban design with cellular automata and agent based modelling 

    Popov, Nikolay (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 ...
  • Digitising the complex form 

    Egginton, Zane; Popov, Nikolay; Orams, Brett (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 ...
  • Utilising agent based models for simulating landscape dynamics 

    Popov, Nikolay (Cumulus, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Garden city 

    Bradbury, Matthew (2002-07)
    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. ...
  • Fred Tschopp (1905-1980) landscape architect. New Zealand's first modern practitioner 1929-1932. “Ad astera per apera” 

    Adam, John P.; Bradbury, Matthew (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 - ...