• Child-friendly urban design aesthetics : testing a 'shared dialogue' approach. 

      Wake, Sue; Zhan, W. (Auckland University of Technology, 2018-10)
      Andy Field is an English performance artist who develops interactive projects that often bring people together in unusual settings and/or couplings to explore relationships between people and place (Field, 2016). For ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Preserving a green space network for a regional Auckland 

      Wang, Xinxin; Bradbury, Matthew (2015-11)
      As the largest urban region of New Zealand, Auckland is well known for its unique lifestyle with a clean, green environment. However, rapid urban growth and horizontal urban sprawl is threatening the very lifestyle that ...
    • '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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Therapy in translation : landscape Ideas from the Whau Lunatic Asylum and Unitec Campus. 

      Cliffin, Penny (SAHANZ and Unitec ePress, 2014-08-07)
      As noted by Julian Raxworthy,1 landscape architecture is different from other design discourses, notably architecture, because of its utilisation of ‘dynamic’ construction media such as plant materials, soils and water, ...
    • Under the Mountain - how a volcanic peak has influenced the culture, ecology and landscape history of Taranaki, New Zealand 

      Davies, Renee; Lambert, R. E. (International Federation of Landscape Architects Asia Pacific (IFLA - Asia Pacific), 2015-09-07)
      Mount Taranaki/Egmont occupies a central place in the history and culture of Taranaki people – Maori and European. The mystical qualities of the volcanic mountain have influenced the culture, ecology and landscape history ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...