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Nathan Young
Principal Landscape Architect

Bachelor of Design, Landscape Architecture – Hons. Victoria University, Wellington, 2005.
Registered Member, New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA).

Shortly after graduating from Victoria University Wellington’s Landscape Architecture programme (with honours), Nathan joined the Wā team of landscape architects. In 2013 he returned to Wā and now works in the Auckland office.
Nathan has outstanding graphic and presentation skills which he employs to great effect in communicating intelligent, thoughtful and evocative design. He has worked on a wide range of projects from small residential scale to large public urban spaces, applying a constant high level of dedication and enthusiasm irrespective of project scale.
Nathan’s focused design sensibility and sharp intellect are assets to all projects in which he is involved.

Professional experience

2013 – Present
(Wā) Wraight + Associates Limited, Auckland
Senior Landscape Architect

2010 – 2013
Isthmus Group, Wellington
Senior Landscape Architect

2006 – 2009
(Wā) Wraight + Associates Limited, Graduate / Intermediate Landscape Architect

Selected awards

2013
Newtown Park, Resene Nightingale Maestro Award & Residential Award
Heretaunga College, NZIA Wellington Architecture Award – Education
Jellicoe Street and Silo Park Wharf, Wynyard Quarter Auckland , Excellence – Urban Landscape Design, NZILA Award
Jellicoe Street and Silo Park Wharf, Wynyard Quarter Auckland , Completed Category, World Architecture News Urban Regeneration Awards

2006
Gold Award NZILA Student Awards