CBD Shared Space | Auckland New Zealand | Boffa Miskell

October 4, 2012,AEDT

Auckland Council is on a journey, which began in 2004, to transform the city centre into an internationally successful centre for business and culture. This includes upgrading key inner-city streets and open spaces to international standards. Over $100 million has been spent to date to creating well-designed, world-class, people-friendly streetscapes.

Call for Abstracts | IFLA World Congress 2013

August 11, 2012,AEDT

The call for abstracts has gone out for the IFLA World Congress 2013 to be held in Auckland on 10 – 12 April 2013. The congress theme for this 50th IFLA World Congress will be Shared wisdom in an age of change – The theme  will focus on knowledge sharing around the increasingly | Read More

NZILA Resene Pride of Place Landscape Awards 2010 announced

April 19, 2010,AEDT

New Zealand’s prestigious Landscape Architecture Awards ceremony was held on Friday 16th April in Wellington. ‘NZILA Resene Pride of Place Landscape Architecture Awards 2010′ provided a record 127 entrants with tougher competition than ever before. Award-winners, who are chosen by the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects’ judges just once | Read More

Auckland’s Queens Wharf redevelopment stalled

February 19, 2010,AEDT

Auckland‘s City council has rejected the latest plans for $100 million redevelopment of Queens Wharf which was scheduled to be the ‘party central’ for the Rugby World Cup to be held in 2011. Back in November, WLA reported that the International Design Competition for Queen’s Wharf finished in controversy when | Read More

Auckland’s First Shared Space Street

November 17, 2009,AEDT

Voxy.co.nz reports The final concept design for the upgrade of Elliott Street in Auckland’s CBD has been approved by two Auckland City Council committees, for what will become Auckland’s first shared space street. Shared space is at the forefront of international urban design and aims to combine rather than separate | Read More

No winner for Queens Wharf competition

November 6, 2009,AEDT

Recently WLA reported on the announcement of the finalists for the Queens Wharf design competition. We have just found out  that the competition has been halted and no winner will be awarded as the competition organisers (various government authorities) were not impressed with the stage 2 entries submitted. Comments left | Read More