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Bioclimatic landscape design: improving outdoor comfort in Christchurch towards a more liveable city
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. School of Landscape Architecture, 2011-09)
The aftermath of three earthquakes has forced Christchurch to re-plan and rebuild. New perspectives of a sustainable city have arisen granting Christchurch the chance of becoming an example to the world. This work is centred ...
Earthquake forum: regaining solid ground - urban design and recovery
The University of Canterbury held its inaugural Earthquake Forum on the 2nd September 2011. It was an opportunity to hear the diversity of earthquake-related research currently being undertaken in Canterbury and a chance ...
Death, memory, text: reading the landscape of remembrance
(Lincoln University. Department of Landscape Architecture, 1996)
Victorian cemeteries are landscapes which can be 'read' both literally and metaphorically. In this paper, one particular Victorian cemetery, the Barbadoes St Cemetery in Christchurch, New Zealand is considered for the ...
Growing resilient cities: Urban community gardens and disaster recovery after the 2010/11 Canterbury/Christchurch earthquakes
(transcript Verlag, 2020-10-26)
This study explores the role and value of urban community gardens following a major crisis: the 2010/11 earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Journeys: an interpretive critique of the Christchurch railway station
(Common Ground Publishing LLC, 2011)
Reading and interpreting landscape in a new or different way, ‘reading against the grain’, has the potential to reveal hidden or unintentional aspects of a design. This enables a design to be reconsidered and examined ...
From the city that rocks, observations from post-earthquake Christchurch New Zealand
(International Federation of Landscape Architects, 2010-11)
At 4.35 a.m. on the 4th of September 2010 Christchurch residents were shaken awake by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the largest earthquake to hit urban New Zealand for nearly 80 years. It was a large earthquake. On average ...
48 hour design challenge Team SoLA: 160 Gloucester Street
The 48hr Design Challenge, run by the Christchurch City Council and held at Lincoln University, provided an opportunity for Council to gain inspiration from the design and architecture industry, while testing the draft ...
Earthquake response #1: Enquiry, research, design and community projects, responding to the Canterbury earthquakes from September 2010
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. School of Landscape Architecture., 2012-11)
The September and February earthquakes were terrifying and devastating. In February, 185 people were killed (this number excludes post earthquake related deaths) and several thousand injured. Damage to infrastructure above ...
Community commodified: planning for a sense of community in residential subdivisions
(Lincoln University, 2010-11)
In New Zealand private property developers have begun to influence urban form in new ways by building large residential subdivisions and master planned developments reminiscent of those that have been built in the US for ...
The role of tourism in the recovery of the city
The role of tourism in the Christchurch economy and the nature and scope of tourism planning are covered in this presentation, along with the impact of the Canterbury earthquakes. The response to the disaster and the slow ...