Sustainability

New Zealand’s Shifting Cityscapes: Queenstown

A tourism surge in New Zealand is driving massive investment in hotels, as the industry prepares to meet the demand of…


Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Low-carbon Design

The past is easy to predict, the future not so much. As custodians of the built environment and designers of…


TRENDWATCH: Moving towards a Biodiversity Net Gain world

In the UK, there’s momentum towards a concept known as Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) – where development leaves…


For the Love of Bees (& Bats)

How can the fragmented landscape of a city be healed using bio-corridors that connect people and habitats through…


New Zealand as it was, forever

Piopiotahi/Milford Sound, once described by Rudyard Kipling as the eighth Wonder of the World, is known for its…


Adapting to Climate Change

Adapting to Climate Change Species often evolve most…


The Road to Nature

Rugged, remote and astonishingly beautiful, Te Urewera is the largest wilderness region in the North Island, a primeval…


Natures Own Filtration System

An innovative project carried out by WSP Opus for Owl Farm has created a greater understanding of how wetlands can be…


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The Auckland Harbour Bridge

WSP Opus’ DNA is embedded in the foundations of the iconic Auckland Harbour Bridge. Since opening in 1959, it has…


Hawke's Bay community at sunset

Tiakina tō tātou taonga, Tiakina tō tātou wai

Troy Brockbank, Kaitohutohu Matua Taiao / Senior Environmental Consultant looks at an…