SILVIA TAVARES

Guest editorial for Landscape Review

I have previously shared here a recent publication entitled Urban Comfort in a Future Compact City: Analysis of Open space Qualities in the Rebuilt Christchurch Central City. That paper was published in an special issue which collected papers from the SoLA Symposium, which happened in October 2016 at Lincoln University.

As I was in the editorial board, I have also contributed to a guest editorial piece entitled Integrated Urban Grey and Green Infrastructures, co-authored with Dr Andreas Wesener,  Dr Wendy McWilliam, and Professor Janis Birkeland (this piece is available here) Read more…

a city in between times

Christchurch is no longer what it was. Christchurch is not yet what it is meant to become. After the recent earthquakes, Christchurch lives now a ‘time in between times’. While buildings are demolished and empty sites wait for insurance payments, the city has to find a way of providing space and activity for ‘normal life’ to get back into place.  Read more…