Te Ara I Whiti – Lightpath transforms a redundant piece of motorway infrastructure into a sculptural and playful cycle path threaded through Auckland’s inner city motorway junction.
IFLA World Congress Opening Address | Stephen Brown, NZILA President | Scoop
A Wilder Way | Noel Kingsbury | NY Times T Magazine
A Park for the Ages | Kathy Blaha | City Parks Blog
The Green Team Part 12: Dumpster Diving – Are Container Forests in Our Future? | Lisa DuRussel | Metropolis Magazine
Eco-Visualization: Aesthetics for Sustainability | Juliet Helmke | Urban Omnibus
Find out if your house will be underwater by 2100 | Robert T. Gonzalez | io9.com
New Satelitte-based systeme will track illegal deforestation in real time | Yale Environment e360
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 challenging issues facing our local and global environments in an age of considerable and frequently dramatic change.
WLA #05 is the latest edition of our quarterly landscape architecture magazine includes built and unbuilt landscapes from around the world. It is great to see a wide range of projects from USA, New Zealand, Canada, UK, Italy and Guatemala. The contributing firms include Labics, Sasaki, SWA Group, MKSK, Taylor Cullity Lethlean And Wraight + Associates, OKRA, HM White, and NIP PAYSAGE.
Working waterfronts are constantly in flux; crusty, utilitarian, muscular and dissolving, with temporal qualities that engage all of our senses. Yet contemporary waterfront redevelopments are often characterised by the removal of the very qualities that attract us to these places. At Auckland’s Wynyard Point redevelopment these conventions are challenged in a development that anticipates transforming a forlorn industrial and maritime precinct into a layered, mixed-use precinct.
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 every two years, received Golds, Silvers and Bronzes, while a select few received a Gold or Silver plus additional titles of excellence.
Winner of the event’s most coveted title, the Supreme Award, was Aucklander John Potter of Boffa Miskell Ltd, for his design of St Patrick’s Square by St Patrick’s Cathedral of Wyndham Street, Auckland.
For more information and all the winners of NZILA Awards goto the NZILA website
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