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Nick Jones
Principal Landscape Architect

Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture) – Hons1, VUW, 2008
Bachelor of Arts – VUW, 2007
Registered New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects (NZILA)

Nick practices from the Auckland office of Wraight + Associates (Wā). Through his work here, in London, and previously with Wā in Wellington, he has gained a significant range of experience in the urban realm that includes master-planning, concept and developed design, contract documentation and administration.
Nick has been involved in various civic and waterfront design projects throughout New Zealand and in the UK. Nick’s particular interest is in the role of design in urban placemaking and the complex synthesis of meanings, materials and agendas that this entails.

Professional experience

2012 – Present
Wraight + Associates Limited, Auckland
Landscape Architect

2009 – 2012
HTA, London, United Kingdom
Landscape Architect

2007 – 2009
Wraight + Associates Limited, Wellington
Graduate Landscape Architect

2008
Victoria University of Wellington
Supervisor & Tutor

2005 – 2007
Wraight + Associates Limited, Wellington
Student Landscape Architect (Part time)

Selected awards

2010
Silver Award NZILA for landscape master planning (communication & promotion) – Rotorua Lakefront.

2008
Benson-Cooper Award for Sustainability – Excellence in Landscape
Architecture / Planning

2007
Student Excellence Award – Landscape Architecture Faculty, VUW
Certificate of Student Accomplishment – NZ Institute of Building
Commendation Award – New Zealand Historic Places Trust