Diccon Round

Diccon Round
Principal Landscape Architect

Bachelor of Design (hons) majoring in Landscape Architecture, VUW, 2004
Registered Member, New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA)

Diccon is a principal landscape architect with over ten years of experience in design and site supervision in New Zealand, Norway and Oman.
After studying and working for Wraight + Associates in Wellington until 2006, Diccon joined Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta, where he gained a wide range of international project experience, including spending 18 months supervising the construction of the Muttrah Fish market and Wadi Adai pedestrian Bridge in Muscat, Oman. In early 2014 he returned to Wraight + Associates, this time to lead the Christchurch office.
Diccon has built extensive experience working in collaborative groups on high-value international concept design and competition entries on a variety of projects including cultural buildings, municipal and university redevelopments. Diccon also has exceptional skill in project management, construction detailing and site observation; an invaluable skillset for the buildability and realisation of your project.

Professional experience

2014 – Present
(Wā) Wraight + Associates Limited, Christchurch, Wellington from 2017
Principal Landscape Architect

2012 – 2013
Snøhetta Oslo, (based in Oman)

2011
(Wā) Wraight + Associates Limited, Auckland

2006 – 2011
Snøhetta Oslo, Norway

2003 – 2006
(Wā) Wraight + Associates Limited, Wellington

Selected awards

2014
8th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture ‘Rosa Barba Award’- North Wharf, Jellicoe Street and Silo Park
2013
Award of Excellence, NZILA for Urban Design, Jellicoe Street, North Wharf + Silo Park
Award of Excellence for Urban Design in Landscape Architecture, AILA, Jellicoe Street, North Wharf + Silo Park