Research

Our research draws on a range of academic fields, theories, and methods to explore the social, cultural, political, ecological, and economic aspects of landscape, and interrogate relationships between people and nature. Our work is published in academic journals, books, and other mediums.

WILDERNESS
MICK ABBOTT & RICHARD REEVE
Wilderness is an ongoing fascination in this country. Images of pristine forests, mountain ranges, untameable rivers and empty expanses of coastline are the key attraction in how we promote Aotearoa New Zealand internationally: ‘100% Pure’ no less…
WILDERNESS
MICK ABBOTT
Our fascination with wilderness pervades how we understand this land. Wilderness features in glossy landscape books, calendars and diaries, and encapsulates the essence of numerous outdoor clothing and equipment brands…
LANDSCAPE
MICK ABBOTT
Exploring the inner conflicts inherent in our relationship with landscapes – conflicts that influence the paradigms of both development and preservation.