Michael Hawes
Landscape Architect, Partner

Contact details:

Tel: +64 9 359 5250


Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons), Kingston University, UK

Postgraduate Diploma, Kingston University, UK


UK Landscape Institute

NZ Institute of Landscape Architects

Urban Design Group

About Michael

Michael has been in practice as a landscape architect since 1997. Prior to joining Boffa Miskell, he practiced for seven years with Lovejoy London during which time he was made a Director leading a landscape and urban design portfolio both in the UK and internationally.

Through his wide range of experience in landscape architecture, master planning and urban design he has developed his strengths include developing a good understanding of client needs and requirements with creative conceptual design and technical expertise to deliver memorable places for people to enjoy.

Currently he is the Auckland Design Studio’s design leader, providing design review and input across a range of projects as well as leadership and strategic direction.

Michael has tutored in urban design to students at Victoria University, has served as the NZILA Wellington Branch Chairperson and currently represents the NZILA Auckland Branch on Auckland Council’s Urban Design Panel Governance Board.

A selection of Michael's projects

Westfield Newmarket Rooftop Playspace and Planting >

Victoria University of Wellington Gateway Building >

New Zealand International Convention Centre >

Marine Parade Redevelopment >

Napier Hill >