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World landscape architect to tour NZ


World landscape architect to tour NZ

One of the world’s leading landscape architectural experts Robert Thayer is visiting New Zealand next month on a foundation scholarship.

Thayer, from California, is the New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects’ first Education Foundation scholar. He will speak in nine New Zealand cities and town between June 14 and July 9.

Thayer is a world renowned landscape architect with particular expertise in and passion for ecology and cultural landscapes.

He is emeritus professor of landscape architecture at the University of California, Davis.

``He has been an advocate for sustainable planning and design for 30 years,’’ foundation spokesperson Jan Woodhouse said today.

``He has spent decades researching sustainable landscapes using low-impact technologies.’’

Thayer will speak to landscape architects, professional groups and the public throughout his three week New Zealand visit.

He will speak in Auckland, Whangarei, Rotorua, Taupo, Hastings, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Dunedin. He will also visit publicly important landscape sites, such as Taranaki Wharf and Oriental Parade in Wellington which recently won the supreme trophies in the NZILA annual awards.

He will also address an international conference on landscape architecture at Lincoln near Christchurch on June 24.

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