Civic spaces | Landscape Architecture New Zealand

By: Landscape Architecture New Zealand  06-Dec-2011

Saint Patrick’s Square is a recently revised public space in a city without enough ‘breathing spaces’. The square’s eponymous cathedral is now framed by an intricate basalt and limestone paving installation that can only be called adventurous. The descending, water-infused terraces now offer some respite to the office-working legions who crowd the city streets at midday. Words by Michael Barrett. Photography Simon Devitt.

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