SOLA Landscape Architects

SOLA Landscape Architects

A small selection of our recent projects

Herne Bay
Grey Lynn
North West
Castor Bay
Campbells Bay
Glen Eden
Freemans Bay
Victoria Quarter


We offer a personal design service by understanding the client's objectives and outcomes, then apply our considerable expertise to deliver visionary and creative design solutions. We take a fresh new perspective on how to bring your development to life. Delivering beyond the obvious to create spaces that are unique and special to you.
Drawing on Mike Rogan’s experience in both Landscape Architecture within the public and private sectors, the Landscape Architectural practice of SOLA is about exploring and developing the integration of spatial design, landscape and architecture in innovative ways.
SOLA offers specialised services in both private and public sectors. Our aim is to achieve solutions that best fit your aspirations. SOLA achieves this by being involved in the development process at an early stage, finding solutions, and building relationships with the relevant local authority, whilst working with experienced professional consultants.

SOLA is proud to be a signatory to the New Zealand Urban Design Protocol.

Providing experience and proven ability in:
Resource Consents
Subdivision Design
Terraced Housing Medium Density Landcape Architecture
Apartment Living Communal Design
Streetscape and Public Realm Design
Childcare Centres, Schools and Institutional Facilities
Business and Industrial Parks
Planting and Concept Plans
Landscape and Mitigation Plans
Landscape Master Planning
Retirement Villages and Resorts
Developed Design, Technical Drawings and Technical Specifications
Maintenance Plans
Visual and Landscape Assessments
Landscape Guidelines and Principles
Peer Review

Landscape Services For Architects and Developers:
SOLA specialises in Detailed Landscape Design Concepts as part of the resource consent process. We liaise with local body authorities for hassle-free consent solutions.
Landscape Consultation:
SOLA produces both concept and detailed plans for your residential or commercial project. Once these are approved and a landscape specification has been written, we will organize competent, independent contractors to quote on and implement the work. We provide advice and solutions dealing with local authorities. Using the services of SOLA can save you both time and money in the design and consenting process. Our aim is to achieve a resource consent solution that bests fits your aspirations.

我们的团队能为您带来专业的,独具创造力的设计服务,并可为您量身定制个性化服务。 我们同时拥有专业的中文服务,可随时为您提供专业的景观建议,欢迎致电。

The Team


Mike Rogan

Director - BLA | DipBusM

Mike Rogan (Director) has amassed a huge amount of experience managing a wide range of landscape projects including subdivision, commercial, parks, residential and town centre developments, also aged care developments. He has been involved in large scale transport projects throughout New Zealand and internationally. Mike has extensive experience as an expert witness in hearings and achieves excellent results for the client. Mike often works collaboratively as part of a multi-diciplinary team to deliver built work.


Chrystal James

Graphic/Admin - DipIDD | CerTT

Chrystal is a partner in SOLA Landscape Architects Limited and is responsible for design, documentation, quality assurance and visual outputs of projects. With demonstrated skills and effective management of multi-faceted clients and complex projects, she manages these technical developments effectively to achieve good design outcomes. She has experience in visual design aspects for apartments, terraced and group housing developments throughout New Zealand, producing successful outcomes for clients.


Lisa Sang

Landscape Architect - BLA | DipLD

Lisa has joined our studio in 2016 as a Landscape Architect from China and has experience and local study of residential, public open spaces and landscape architecture. She has interest in Auckland’s cultural diversity and provided a vision of landscape to celebrate this value, to build strong, vibrant and healthy communities. She is currently working for a range of clients including government agencies, private developers, infrastructure, trusts and private sector clients.


Michael Sun

Landscape Architect - MLA | BLA

Michael has been working as a Landscape Architect with SOLA since 2018 as a consultant and brings extensive Landscape Design knowledge to the team including masterplanning, terraced housing, apartment courtyard design and rural landscape design.

Michael has amassed experience managing a range of landscape and urban design projects including urban parks, reserves commercial and residential developments.


Alex Sames

Landscape Architect - BLA

Alex has been working as a Landscape Architect with SOLA since 2020 as a consultant and brings extensive Landscape Design knowledge to the team. Alex's passion for Landscape Architecture drives him to deliver higher quality, more liveable cities and urban spaces.


Anton Jones

Landscape Architect - BLA

Anton has been working as a Landscape Architect with SOLA since 2020 as a consultant and brings extensive Landscape Design knowledge to the team.
Anton is currently working for a range of clients including developers and private sector clients.

Contact Details

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61 Shakespeare Road
Auckland, 0620
Milford Office - 09 963 8247
Director - Mike Rogan 021 157 1239