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Melancholy, memories and six nostalgias: Postquake Christchurch and the problems of recalling the past
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013)
The city of Christchurch, New Zealand, was until very recently a “Junior England”—a small city that still bore the strong imprint of nineteenth-century British colonization, alongside a growing interest in the underlying ...
GaLA : globalisation and landscape architecture conference, St Petersburg, Russia, June 3-6, 2007
(Lincoln University. Landscape Architecture Group., 2007-11)
Globalisation has both positive and negative effects on education and practice in landscape architecture, and was the central theme of a recent conference held at the St Petersburg State Forest Technical Academy. This is ...
Landscapes of memory : the varying presence of absence
(AGM Publishing., 2000-03)
This article explores landscapes which commemorate the death of ordinary individuals, rather than monumental tributes to heroes or historic events. The expression of the individual in death varies enormously, and reflects ...
Institutionalising the picturesque: the discourse of the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Despite its origins in England two hundred years ago, the picturesque continues to influence landscape architectural practice in late twentieth-century New Zealand. The evidence for this is derived from a close reading of ...
Extreme landscapes: A 21st century sublime
(ORO editions on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, 2017)
Queenstown and Christchurch are twin poles of New Zealand's landscape of risk. As the country's 'adventure capital', Queenstown is a spectacular landscape in which risk is a commodity. Christchurch's landscape is also ...