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SUCCESS FOR WA AT THE NZILA AWARDS 2017

Wraight + Associates are thrilled to announce that we have taken home four of the top awards from last Wednesday evening’s NZILA National awards ceremony. For our work on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wraight Athfield Landscape + Architecture were

SUCCESS FOR WA AT THE NZILA AWARDS 2017

Wraight + Associates are thrilled to announce that we have taken home four of the top awards from last Wednesday evening’s NZILA National awards ceremony. For our work on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wraight Athfield Landscape + Architecture were

THE ORANGE OPENS

A juxtaposition of old and new, Wā has recently had the pleasure of witnessing the completion of The Orange, a new mixed-use development integrated with the refurbishment of the historic Orange Coronation Hall on Newton Road, Auckland.  The Orange Coronation

THE ORANGE OPENS

A juxtaposition of old and new, Wā has recently had the pleasure of witnessing the completion of The Orange, a new mixed-use development integrated with the refurbishment of the historic Orange Coronation Hall on Newton Road, Auckland.  The Orange Coronation

HERITAGE + URBANISM : THE CENOTAPH PRECINCT UPGRADE

  Just a quick one to point to our recent work for the Cenotaph Precinct Upgrade. A project we worked closely with Wellington City Council’s Urban Design unit and Artist Joe Sheehan. After more than a year of use by

HERITAGE + URBANISM : THE CENOTAPH PRECINCT UPGRADE

  Just a quick one to point to our recent work for the Cenotaph Precinct Upgrade. A project we worked closely with Wellington City Council’s Urban Design unit and Artist Joe Sheehan. After more than a year of use by

A WINNING YEAR: FERRYBANK, HAMILTON

  It’s been a good year for Wā and WALA (Wraight Athfield Landscape + Architecture) alike, with several awards and competition wins under our belt already. Another of these wins we would like to share is the Ferrybank development, Hamilton’s

A WINNING YEAR: FERRYBANK, HAMILTON

  It’s been a good year for Wā and WALA (Wraight Athfield Landscape + Architecture) alike, with several awards and competition wins under our belt already. Another of these wins we would like to share is the Ferrybank development, Hamilton’s

BIG WIN FOR THE AUCKLAND DOMAIN

We are thrilled to announce that our entry to the Auckland Domain Memorial competition won! Te Takuahi – The Hearth, a collaboration between Wraight Athfield Landscape + Architecture and artist Ross Hemera, was one of five concepts submitted in the

BIG WIN FOR THE AUCKLAND DOMAIN

We are thrilled to announce that our entry to the Auckland Domain Memorial competition won! Te Takuahi – The Hearth, a collaboration between Wraight Athfield Landscape + Architecture and artist Ross Hemera, was one of five concepts submitted in the

AWARD SUCCESS!

  In perhaps a poetic turn of events, our last blog post (sorry it’s been a while!) focused on the opening of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park; this succeeding post celebrates its success. Since Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s opening

AWARD SUCCESS!

  In perhaps a poetic turn of events, our last blog post (sorry it’s been a while!) focused on the opening of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park; this succeeding post celebrates its success. Since Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s opening

PUKEAHU WAR MEMORIAL PARK OPENING

On the 18th April, Wellington’s Pukeahu War Memorial Park was officially opened in time for the 2015 ANZAC day commemorations. On the 25th April, over 40,000 people attended the dawn service, which marked 100 years since the Battle of Gallipoli.

PUKEAHU WAR MEMORIAL PARK OPENING

On the 18th April, Wellington’s Pukeahu War Memorial Park was officially opened in time for the 2015 ANZAC day commemorations. On the 25th April, over 40,000 people attended the dawn service, which marked 100 years since the Battle of Gallipoli.

SPLASH!

Wellington’s Jump Structure recently won a Wellington Civic Trust Award for innovative public space! The Trust’s award citation congratulated “the design team and Wellington Waterfront for their vision and courage in bucking the ‘cotton wool culture’. By celebrating informal activity

SPLASH!

Wellington’s Jump Structure recently won a Wellington Civic Trust Award for innovative public space! The Trust’s award citation congratulated “the design team and Wellington Waterfront for their vision and courage in bucking the ‘cotton wool culture’. By celebrating informal activity

CCP UPDATE

The Christchurch Coastal Pathway concept design study has been approved by council and has since undergone further public consultation and a submissions process. Efforts are currently being made to ensure the maximum possible degree of integration with impending rebuild works,

CCP UPDATE

The Christchurch Coastal Pathway concept design study has been approved by council and has since undergone further public consultation and a submissions process. Efforts are currently being made to ensure the maximum possible degree of integration with impending rebuild works,

JUMP!

A new dive platform was installed late last year at the Wellington Waterfront and is already a huge success! At an opening attended by none other than Prince Charles (on his birthday!) a brave few christened the structure with some

JUMP!

A new dive platform was installed late last year at the Wellington Waterfront and is already a huge success! At an opening attended by none other than Prince Charles (on his birthday!) a brave few christened the structure with some

NORTH WHARF ON LANDEZINE.COM

North Wharf, Jellicoe St and Silo Park are featured on landezine.com! This makes them the first projects from New Zealand to be featured on the website, which we consider a pretty exceptional repository of exceptionally pretty projects from around the

NORTH WHARF ON LANDEZINE.COM

North Wharf, Jellicoe St and Silo Park are featured on landezine.com! This makes them the first projects from New Zealand to be featured on the website, which we consider a pretty exceptional repository of exceptionally pretty projects from around the

HERETAUNGA GALLERY

WA, in collaboration with Athfield Architects, were runners up in the Hastings Civic Square design competition. The scheme interpreted the site’s alluvial context and addressed its varied cultural histories, from the settlement of Iwi to the horticultural landscapes of Europeans

HERETAUNGA GALLERY

WA, in collaboration with Athfield Architects, were runners up in the Hastings Civic Square design competition. The scheme interpreted the site’s alluvial context and addressed its varied cultural histories, from the settlement of Iwi to the horticultural landscapes of Europeans

WATER FRONTING

Wraight and Associates were recently invited to share their thoughts and expertise on waterfront design by CityGreen, a biennial publication that focuses on sustainable city development, published by Singapore’s Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology. The article ‘Water Fronting: Principles

WATER FRONTING

Wraight and Associates were recently invited to share their thoughts and expertise on waterfront design by CityGreen, a biennial publication that focuses on sustainable city development, published by Singapore’s Centre for Urban Greenery & Ecology. The article ‘Water Fronting: Principles

WSUD

The 7th International conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design was held in Melbourne in late February 2012. The conference included a rich mixture of papers from a range of experts including economists, engineers, designers and ecologists which shows the diverse

WSUD

The 7th International conference on Water Sensitive Urban Design was held in Melbourne in late February 2012. The conference included a rich mixture of papers from a range of experts including economists, engineers, designers and ecologists which shows the diverse