Lincoln University's DesignLab undertakes design-directed research of relevance to industry, government, iwi and communities. Recent partnered projects include work with Air New Zealand (with University of Otago and RMIT, Melbourne), Antarctica New Zealand (with University of Otago and RMIT, Melbourne), Rio Tinto, Conservation Volunteers New Zealand, Ngai Tahu Property, Fonterra, the chief executive’s office of Te Rūnanga o Ngai Tāhu, Te Rūnanga o Koukourārata, Mountains to Sea Trust, Eden Project Cornwall UK, Grimshaw Architects New York, Department of Conservation, and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

 

RESEARCH PARTNERS

AIR NEW ZEALAND
Air New Zealand Limited is the national airline of New Zealand. One of the world’s leading airlines, Air New Zealand
CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS NEW ZEALAND
Conservation Volunteers believe in a healthy and sustainable environment, and for everyone to be involved in managing and protecting that
DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION
DoC is the central government organisation responsible for promoting conservation of the natural and historic heritage of New Zealand on
DESIGN FOR CONSERVATION
A national research network from across Aotearoa New Zealand, which includes researchers and educators from: Auckland University, AUT University, Unitec,
EDEN PROJECT
A ground breaking eco-tourism project based in Cornwall, England where two giant conservatories have been constructed to tell the stories
ENVIROSCHOOLS
The Enviroschools programme supports children and young people to plan, design and implement sustainability actions that are important to them
FONTERRA LIVING WATER
The Living Water partnership between DoC and Fonterra is a long-term commitment to care for New Zealand’s waterways, ensuring dairying
HOLY TRINITY CATHEDRAL, AUCKLAND
Holy Trinity is the Cathedral for the Anglican Diocese of Auckland, which covers the area stretching from North Cape, across
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY
Lincoln University is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university and for more than 135 years, Lincoln has focused on improving New
MINISTRY FOR CULTURE AND HERITAGE
Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by supporting our
NGAI TAHU FARMING
The Eyrewell farming development, 40km northwest of Christchurch, sits within the takiwā (tribal area) of Ngāi Tahu hapū (sub-tribe) Ngāi
RIO TINTO
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth’s mineral resources. The
TSHINGHUA UNIVERSITY
Tshinghua is a research University located in Beijing, China comitted to academic excellence, the well-being of Chinese society, and to
WAIHORA ELLESMERE TRUST
Waihora Ellesmere Trust (WET) is a community organisation dedicated to the improvement of the health and biodiversity of Te Waihora/Lake
WATER FOR LIFE TRUST
The Water for Life Trust is working in partnership with The Eden Project, Cornwall, to create an eco-tourism and –education
YUNNAN UNIVERSITY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS
The Yunnan University of Finance and Economics is a provincial-level university in Kunming, Yunnan province, China focusing on fields related