Tony is the owner of r+m and as a landscape architect has more than 20 years of experience. He has designed streetscapes, city plazas, subdivisions, campuses, tourist resorts, reserves, and residential sites throughout New Zealand for private clients, government departments, and regional and district councils.
Tony conducts visual impact assessments and landscape assessments and presents expert evidence at council hearings, at the Environment Court, and at the Enquiry Board. For the past 17 years, he has been a tutor and examiner at the School of Landscape Architecture (SOLA) at Lincoln University and has taught in Singapore for SOLA.
Moves: By car and Salomon trail shoes
Drinks: Two Thumb NZ Pale Ale, Panhead ‘Supercharger’and anything from 'Garage Project'
Plays: Basketball, lawn bowls, cricket and golf (not very often)
Favourite space in Christchurch: The eclectic nature of Volstead, tracks of Bottle Lake Forest, the Port Hills, and the courtyard designed by Sir Miles Warren that he looks onto from his desk
Supports: Most things
Listens to: Good advice and good stories, or not so good ones told well. An eclectic mix of music, the National Programme, Trackside and, foremost, Rebecca and their children
Reads: The Press on a daily basis, and, when he can, biographies and novels
Gets his coffee from: The Villas on Montreal Street
Wishes: For a plentiful vegetable garden