• Daylighting waste : can community-based recycling depots become part of Auckland’s everyday life? 

      Kettle, Elizabeth Elaine (Betsy) (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 ...
    • A delicate balancing act 

      Foote, Hamish; Griffiths, Pete (Unitec Institution of Technology, 2016)
      This paper examines a bicultural approach to the development of planting strategies for landscapes and asks the question: In what ways can vegetation help to create a bicultural landscape? The case studies discussed include ...
    • Designing community appropriation : how can a change in infrastructure on Dominion Road facilitate community appropriation? 

      Hodgson, Ryan (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 ...
    • Developing an "ecology of learning" within a school sustainability co-design project with children in New Zealand 

      Wake, Sue; Eames, Chris (Routledge, 2013-01-21)
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The ethics of place-making : how landscapes lie 

      Irving, Daniel; Vincent, Ian J. (2013-11-12)
      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 ...
    • The everyday collective laboratory. 

      Woodruffe, Paul (2010-11-23)
      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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 - ...
    • 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. ...
    • The Garden City of the 21st century 

      Bradbury, Matthew (International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), 2002-07)
      In 2014 the prestigious Wolfson Economics Prize (2014) was awarded to David Rudlin of URBED, for answering the question “How would you deliver a new Garden City which is visionary, economically viable, and popular?” The ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hīhīaua : a Unitec Landscape / Architecture Studio 

      Bradbury, Matthew; Wang, X.; Byrd, Hugh; Melchiors, L.C. (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2017-11-21)
      In 2015 Whangarei District Council initiated the development of an urban strategy document for the development of the city centre. The Hīhīaua Peninsula was identified as a site for a waterfront development. The proposed ...
    • How can landscape function as a medium for integrating stadium events and surrounding suburbs? Eden Park, Kingsland 

      Yu, Yushan (Joelle) (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. ...
    • How can landscape strategy make the unavailable coastal areas that are influenced by motorways more accessible? 

      Li, Muyao (2018)
      Globally, there are more than 3.5 billion people living close to the coast, or within about 100 kilometres of it, which means this huge population relies heavily on the coastal and marine environment. The value and importance ...
    • How can multiscale mapping generate a multifunctional urban public riverfront? 

      Zu, Zhiqiang (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. ...