Scala Series: 5 continents: 5 gardens

  • Scala - Andy Hamilton

A discussion about planting design in different cultural and climatic contexts.

by Andy Hamilton, Landscape Architect, Andy Hamilton Studio.

Andy Hamilton is an Auckland-based Landscape Architect (a former student of Unitec) who is the director of his own studio. The practice has urban and rural projects around New Zealand as well as a number of international projects.

Andy lived in London for 11 years working as an associate of Tom Stuart-Smith Ltd, a renowned British designer and plantsman. During his time in the UK Andy designed private and public gardens in numerous countries each with different cultural and traditional connections with gardening as well as very contrasting climates.

During this talk Andy will discuss five different projects each located within a different continent. He will explain the influence of culture and climate on the design of the gardens with a particular focus on planting design.

Venue: Building 1, Room 2075 (Lecture Theatre 1, level 2), Unitec Institute of Technology, Entry 1, Carrington Rd, Mt Albert.

Parking available adjacent to Entry 1, around Building 1 or behind Building 12. (Mt Albert campus map, Unitec Building 1 map).

CPD: NZILA CPD 0.5 points (category 3d). NZRAB CPD 10 pts (register to sign at seminar). ADNZ CPD 2 points. For further seminar information or to join mailing list contact swake@unitec.ac.nz. Work Experience points available for attending BLA students (10).


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