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blog / 08.09.2016

As both motorists and landscape professionals we have a keen interest in understanding the facts that lead to some motorway landscape projects thriving, while others fail miserably. Those that have failed represent lost opportunities to improve motorway user experience, as well as millions of dollars...

blog / 08.09.2016

Natural Habitats are delighted to have contributed to five of the award winning properties in the 2013 Property Council Awards, the country’s most esteemed commercial property development awards. “The association of these great accolades reflects the innovation and quality construction Natural Habitats contributes to the projects,...

blog / 08.09.2016

The perennial question for us Kiwis is: Are the Aussies ahead ? And in the development of green buildings the answer is yes and whipping our butts !! This project in Sydney is well on its way to being finished. The two towers which form the...

blog / 08.09.2016

As part of the Auckland Architecture week 19-29 September Josephine Clarke, Natural Habitat's Maori Landscape Architecture Graduate was privileged to be interviewed by Te Kāea, in regards to the exhibition "In Between the Silos," focusing on Architecture + Women This was a celebration of Mana Wāhine...

blog / 08.09.2016

Amazing sculptures out of living plants. (Too much time?) Once every three years, there is an international competition in horticultural sculpture, called "mosaiculture," in a major city in the world. This year it is Montreal. This is not topiary but rather creating sculptures out of living plants. The...

blog / 08.09.2016

Stanmore Bay Primary School in Whangaparaoa will be the pilot school for the first sustainable Green Wall project completed in New Zealand. Affectionately named Green PETS, the Green Wall is made from recycled plastic polyethylene terephthalate bottles. Stanmore Bay Primary School in Whangaparaoa will be the...

blog / 08.09.2016

Natural Habitats are working with iwi on numerous ecological projects to not only create landscape designs with cultural meaning, but to also benefit local hapu in training Natural Habitats are working with iwi on numerous ecological projects to not only create landscape designs with cultural meaning,...