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The School + Staff

Our highly-skilled team of SoLA staff members are dedicated to achieving excellence in design and research.

The School + Staff

Our highly-skilled team of SoLA staff members are dedicated to achieving excellence in design and research.

In 1969, when Lincoln University (then Lincoln College) established New Zealand’s first professional qualification in landscape architecture, there were only two staff members, with Charlie Challenger as the head of the department. Today, we have a staff of 11 from around the world, including Canada, Germany and Brazil.
 

Staff List

 
Name & Position Research Field/Expertise
{Abbott Mick} *Sustainability and innovation
*Strategi design
*Design for conservation
{Bowring Jacky}

* Memorial design
* Design critique
* Landscape history
* Cultural landscapes
* Melancholy

{Barthelmeh Mike}
* Developing academic proposals
* Professional practice documentation
* Education for sustainability
{Lawson Gillian}

 

{McWilliam Wendy} * Sustainable landscape change
* Boundary design
* Green infrastructure
{Mardle Shona}
* Health & safety
* First aid

{Rae Jess}

* Technical design
* Experiential landscapes
{Royds Don} * Computer applications in landscape design
* Data visualisation
* Landscape details
{Swaffield Simon}
* Landscape policy & planning
* Landscape & land use transitions
* Research Methodology
{Wesener Andreas} * Urban design
* Urban regeneration
* Historical urban quarters
* Memory constructions in urban environments
 

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