the Future of New Zealand Architecture

New Zealand currently has 14 projects shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival, which is judging over 500 projects from around the world. We have plenty of completed projects being judged, but I like to look to the future at what we have changing our public spaces in the near future. Four future projects are currently being judged alongside an international lineup of contenders. Three of the projects are being designed by Monk Mackenzie Architects, famous for the pink Nelson St Cycleway slicing its way out of the Auckland CBD. In fact, the cycleway won best in its category at the last WAF. It wasn’t the only NZ project to pull an award either. Kopupaka Reserve, in West Auckland, has been named World Landscape of the Year at WAF in 2016. So let’s check out what we have in the pipeline. Monk Mackenzie and Novare, Turanganui Bridge For the Turanganui Bridge Monk Mackenzie/Novare…