We integrate space, place and environment to create design solutions
Our recent projects
Waipapa Community Facilities
Sporting public facilities
Stellar Projects is currently engaged to provide Phase 1 services for the design and construction management of 4 sport fields, toilet blocks and changing facilities.
Stellar Projects was engaged by Auckland Council to design new shared path connections, and associated services, at Tahapa Reserve in Meadowbank, Auckland. The new shared path connections will link the streets around Tahapa Reserve into the proposed Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path and the wider community. The development also includes a new playground, lighting, landscaping and planting. Stellar Projects’ input covered the full lifecycle of the project from investigation and stakeholder consultation through design, consenting and construction management.
This project provided some challenges during construction including management of a contaminated site and the uncovering of a midden. After the completion of an archaeological assessment from CFG Heritage and receiving blessing from Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei the works were able to continue and the project was opened to the public just in time to be enjoyed over the 2019/2020 Christmas break.
By working together, Auckland Council, Stellar Projects and HEB Construction have ensured the project outcome provides the Meadowbank community with a great new facility and an invigorated Tahapa Reserve.
Redesigned animal enclosure
Stellar Projects design and project management team, in collaboration with Auckland Zoo, redesigned and transformed the Pridelands enclosure, incorporating an extension into the upgraded hippo area. The innovative design permits zebra, ostrich and nyala to roam freely, while the giraffe and rhino remain in restricted areas, with the rhino having increased space.
The project incorporated landscaping with features such as a new shotcrete lake edge, site recontouring, timber log barriers, fences and other artistic elements. The client was thrilled with both the end result and management of the project to meet tight deadlines ahead of school holidays.
- Open space, streetscape, parks and reserves
- Public space and urban environments
- Master Planning
- Preliminary Design and Consent Applications
- Developed and Detailed Design:
- Detailed Design for construction drawings and specifications
- Detailed Design for planting plans, species recommendations and planting specifications
- Planting implementation and maintenance specifications
- Geolocated 3D visualisations and photo montage
- Subdivision landscape design
Our Process as Stellar Projects can be tailored to your projects. Our team has a wide set of skills to be engaged at advisory level, concept, detailed design and construction.
We are landscape architects operating, problem-solving, and designing at the intersection of people and space. We use multiple lenses of ecology, urbanism, and infrastructure to provide a broad range of skills to the table. We design in urban environments, precincts, public spaces, and private spaces that need to respond, challenge and integrate ecology, infrastructure, economy, and anthropology.
Benefits and added value (why work with us)
- Extensive knowledge within the profession
- Innovative and evolutionary to the industry
- Creative and driven to problem solve
- Clear communications across our disciplines
- Nation-wide experience
Our clients can benefit from a wide range of skills and inputs with over 50 years of knowledge shared between our landscape architects. By teaming with a multi-disciplinary practice we have the connection and knowledge at the tip of our fingers to ensure our projects are functional, realistic and integrated.