Eddy Lane

A linear beachscape links sea to town, its street furniture formed by the reuse of beach drift of buoys, nets and tetrapods.

Studio: Urban Research Lab: Edible Cities / suburban foodscapes

Studio leader: Amanda Yates
Design critics (WCC Council): Sophie Burtt, Averill Clarke, Sherilyn Hinton.
Invited speakers: Allanah Ryan (Massey), Anna Harley (WCC)

The beachscape introduces a more site-specific language into the suburban centre and highlights the local ecological conditions of sandy soils and salt-tolerant plantings.The garden plants – beets, kale, spinach and asparagus – also signal local conditions as well as enabling local food production.


Jessica Clarkin
Arabella Gregory
Rita Schooley