WePlant App: Making Planting Social

Growing a Forest of Native Planting and People Simultaneously This app lets people record their planting with a photo of themselves so that others viewing the plantings see not only a forest of trees, but using augmented reality, also see the forest of people involved.

Abel Tasman Virtual Visitor Centre App

Wireframe + High-Fidelity Prototyping Focused on User Journey The app has been developed to not only provide information on walks, history and biodiversity, but to also engage visitors into playing their part in local restoration projects, including uploading their sighting of native birds such as the weka.

Arthur’s Pass National Park Visitor Engagement Strategy

Identifying Key Opportunities for Engaging Visitors into their Conservation Journey Five key opportunities are identified as a result of desktop study and on-site observations. Together these help inform information requirements and the key sites to best engage visitors with. Assessing current information requirements and delivery Current ways of delivering information along SH73, in the visitor […]

Pyramid Valley Vineyard Masterplan

A Breathing Landscape and Waterscape System The narrative reveals three key systems – a water system, planting system and experiences. Each of this expresses an aspiration to connect with nature. Master plan A staged masterplan is developed to expand the existing pocket of the wetland, growing natural-made resources for many more generations of wine making […]

Exhibition: The Story of Aotearoa New Zealand’s National Parks

The Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture The exhibition was hosted in the Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture, Beijing. A Cross-cultural Collaboration Design and Implementation Process A series of discussions, meetings and on-site workshops were held between Museum of Chinese Gardens and Landscape Architecture and Lincoln University to exhibition proposal with Exhibition […]

Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project

Growing a Wild Place In this project at Punakaiki, West Coast, a former farm and mining site is being transformed into native rainforest to help preserve and enhance the breeding habitat of the Tāiko Westland Petrel. This forest and coastline area is the only place in the world where they come to breed each year.  […]

Arthur’s Pass National Park Visitor Centre Redevelopment

Applying a User-centered Approach Taking a user-centered approach, the initial phase of the project identifies essential information requirements and the effectiveness of the ways they are currently delivered. Concept Design The interpretive programme is categorised and sequenced according to 4 key themes, which take visitors through the stories of the first experiences, biodiversity, getting involved […]

Eden Project Christchurch Ōtautahi: Ki Uta Ki Tai

Site Context Anticipated sea level rise and effects from earthquakes in the red zone, Christchurch. A project driven by landscape, water and our environment Aerial view of the proposed design – A waterscape, a landscape, connecting the city to its river and its oceans. Sound Shell A performance space with 6000pax. capacity, for music, cultural, […]

Oparara Basin Experience Design

The Oparara Basin – Oparara Arch and the Honeycomb Hill Caves Oparara Basin is a magical place famous for its limestone arches and caves that are the final natural resting places of moa – the largest bird that ever lived and Poukai, the now extinct Giant Eagle. From past extinctions to a future of conservation […]