Tag: Courtyards

Waiatarua Reserve

| December 1, 2012
Waiatarua Reserve

Creating an ecological jewel in the midst of Auckland City. Waiatarua Reserve is New Zealand’s biggest urban wetland restoration project. This fascinating and unique wetland area covering approximately 20 hectares, of complex geological, historical and ecological value that also provides a wonderful sanctuary for a variety of bird life. The latest development surrounding the existing ponds gives […]

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Hurstmere Green – Takapuna

| November 28, 2012
Hurstmere Green – Takapuna

Following three years of consultation Hurstmere Green responds to the community’s request for improved public spaces with a design by Sills van Bohemen Architects. Work to transform Takapuna’s Hurstmere Green into a more vibrant, usable space is nearing completion providing a visual link over to Rangitoto Island and the sea. The scheme improves the important connection […]

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Aggrok Waitikiri Subdivision

| September 27, 2011
Aggrok Waitikiri Subdivision

Aggrok™ is a unique tuffglass™ stabilised aggregate with a commitment to sustainability. Specifically developed to provide an organic solution for modern urban landscapes, with its natural aesthetic, aggrok is ideal for footpaths, pedestrian or recreational areas, parks and reserves, botanical gardens, trails and permeable surfaces around trees or any environment where a natural feel is […]

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Aggrok Play Space Auckland

| August 8, 2011
Aggrok Play Space Auckland

Playspace designed by Isthmus Group is located at the western end of Jellicoe Street along side the Auckland Waterfront at Wynyard Quarter. Playspace is an open public space where people can relax while watching the kids play in this adventure wonderland, while also enjoying previously obscured views out to Westhaven and the Harbour Bridge. Pathways […]

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Greening the Rubble

| June 2, 2011
Greening the Rubble

Rising from the rubble is the installation of AGGROK amongst the wild flowers and the destruction from within the Christchurch CBD following the two earthquakes of September and February. Used extensively for vehicle access following the February earthquake, this application has seen its share of punishment from emergency vehicles, army personal carriers and demolition equipment. The unique earthquake blend features […]

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