NZILA Pride of Place Awards 2015: Finalist in the category of Sustainable Design for The Experience Trail at Waitakere Transfer Station Learning Centre - Experience Trail and Learning Hub By Jill Rice, Get Outside Ltd in association with Auckland Council This clever project integrates education and a vast range of sustainable initiatives to create a holistic and detailed approach to a great community space.
Environment Green Ribbon Awards 2015: Finalist in the two categories of Educational and community leadership and Public Sector leadership for The Experience Trail at Waitakere Transfer Station Learning Centre. More...
NZRA Outstanding Park Award 2010, Potter Childrens Garden, Auckland Botanic Gardens, Manurewa, Auckland
- Ellerslie Flower Show - Bronze Award 2001, A Kindy-Garden!
NZILA Pride of Place Awards, Institutional Landscape Design
- Distinction Award 2013, Tranquil Garden, Rangitoto College, East Coast Rd, Mairangi Bay, Auckland
- Bronze Award 2008, Redeveloped play space, Mt Eden Kindergarten, Auckland
From Playgrounds to Play Gardens - Landscape Architecture New Zealand Autumn Issue. Designing for children – a New Zealand specialist in educational and play space design talks about the changes in philosophy towards this type of design throughout her career. Click here for article.
Landscapes for Learning / Principals Today Magazine, Term 4 - 2015 - The successful collaboration between landscape architect Jill Rice of Get Outside Ltd and the staff of the BLENNZ Homai Campus has resulted in a new outdoor environment that delivers a wide variety of learning experiences for the blind and low vision students of the early childhood centre and school. Read More...
Fostering Creativity through the Outdoor Environment of your Centre - So how can we make environments that will help to foster a child’s innate creative ability? Researcher Edith Cobb in “The Ecology of Imagination in Childhood”, found that the inventiveness and imagination in all of the creative people she studied was rooted in their early experiences in nature. Click here for article.
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