Glasson Huxtable's design for the He Puna Taimoana Hot Pools and New Brighton Seafront Development has won another two awards. This time it has taken the Supreme award of excellence at the South Island Property People Awards. It also was the winner of the Urban Design Award.
Glasson Huxtable's 2 million m2 landscape design surrounding the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar was centre stage for the opening ceremony and inaugural match of the 2022 FIFA world cup. The stadium at Al Khor, 40km from Doha, will host games right up to the semi finals.
Glasson Huxtable are proud to have won the 2022 NZILA Award of Excellence Parks, Open Spaces and Recreation for the He Puna Taimoana Hot Pools in New Brighton. The project also encompassed the redesign of the seafront and included restoration of the dunes, a boardwalk, pocket park and the playground and splash park. The project has been a resounding success for the whole community in New Brighton and a catalyst for urban regeneration.
Waimate's Centrewood park, and home of the White horse Monument opened on may 19th 2022 following a $600,000 redevelopment, led by Glasson Huxtable. The opening ceremony included many locals, school children as well as the descendants of Norman Hayman and his wife Betty who constructed the White Horse in 1968.
Our landscape design includes viewing platforms, shelter, paths, planting, car parking, toilets, interpretive signs and wayfinding.
Construction is now underway for stage one of Glasson Huxtable's design to reinvigorate the Waimate White Horse. Stage one of the development includes native planting schemes, viewing platforms, interpretative and directional signage, improved car park and toilet facilities and restoration work on the White Horse monument.
Glasson Huxtable Landscape Architects have been working with Geraldine.nz and Timaru District Council to complete the latest concept designs for the Geraldine Sculpture Trail which has now gone out for public consultation. The proposed trail, in 3 loops will incorporate work from artists and act as a catalyst for tourism in the town.
We can think of few better places to be on a chilly Autumn afternoon than soaking in He Puna Taimoana, the New Brighton Hot Pools. Not only is this beachside playground the perfect place to relax and unwind, it’s also been a catalyst for the regeneration of Christchurch’s seaside village and a key component of the New Brighton Regeneration Project – a major redevelopment that has already begun transforming the village and its foreshore.
Glasson Huxtable were interviewed by Landscape Architecture Aotearoa about their exciting new nature playground in Yaldhurst. The design is inspired by nature and uses natural materials, native planting, and is sited adjacent to a newly created riparian planting scheme and habitat area for the Upland Bully fish.
Glasson Huxtable were interviewed by One News about our 2 million m2 landscape design for the Al-Bayt 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar. The stadium is set to play host to the opening match and games including the semi finals.
Stage one of the Waimate White horse is set to go ahead now that funding has been secured. Glasson Huxtable's Landscape Architects have been hard at work designing the proposals for this project., which will help to create a hub for tourism and recreation at a reserve with a unique history and stunning views.
We're exited to see that Al Bayt Stadium's Park, designed by our team, opened the public on 11th February. It provides the local community a fantastic hub for sports, play, socialising and relaxation. It's one of Qatar's largest parks at 2 million m2, and provides a green oasis around this 60,000 seater stadium. The stadium, one of Asia's largest will host the semi final of the 2022 World Cup.
Glasson Huxtable's Hanmer Springs Pools Design by Chris Glasson has won the 2019 NZILA enduring landscapes award. It was cited by judges as"Resonating with the surrounding landscape, the pools’ design has a strong sense of place, with reference to natural and cultural scenic elements."
"The intention was to use the vegetation of the area but create the spaces and linkages to give our clients interest in the garden,” Glasson told Landscape Architecture Aotearoa. “You have got a wonderful viewing area looking out to the Southern Alps near Mt Cook, and you want to encapsulate these views as part of the landscape".
Glasson Huxtable Landscape Architects have been working for DCL in a collaborative design team to produce landscape design work for The Christchurch Hot Pools. Work will start on New Brighton's $11.2 million hot salt water pools in December after the project secured the necessary resource consents. The long-awaited pool complex, is expected to open in late 2019.
Two GHLA Landscape Architects, Sarah and Erin have been working in a team to create an exhibition for Christchurch's Festival of Transitional Architecture. The exhibition, ‘Biodiversity Beacons’ will create 7 beacons, each focusing on a specific insect found in the city and the associated plants which it needs to survive. The exhibition will increase people’s knowledge of the connections within our surrounding environment, and the complex systems which are all a vital part of our world.
An $11.2 million hotwater pool facility on the Christchurch beachfront will feature six pools, a steam room, sauna and a cafe. Five hot salt water pools will range in temperature from 40 degrees Celsius to 28C for the fitness pool and a small circular plunge pool will sit at 12C. The pools will be split into four zones including passive therapeutic, fitness, family passive and family active zones. Two buildings either side of the pools will house changing rooms, sauna, toilets, a plant room and cafe.
Two New Zealand firms are working together on a billion dollar design contract for the main venue of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Chris Glasson Landscape Architects and Thom Craig Architect, from Christchurch, are working on the purpose-built facility in Al Khor, 50km north of Doha.