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The Auckland Design Manual (ADM) provides a resource for everyone involved in design, building and development to either share their great design stories with others, or to seek inspiration, tools and best practice advice from those who have already been successful.

Auckland Design Manual knowledge base page which has a list of guidance articles.

Ministry for the Environment (MfE) - urban issues website
This website has a variety of information about urban design and development within New Zealand.

The New Zealand Urban Design Protocol

Urban Design Toolkit

Updates on Auckland's waterfront development projects

Living Roofs - an independent organisation that promotes the uptake of green roofs in New Zealand


Urban Design Forum Australia – Our Australian counterpart 


Urban Design Group UK - Our UK counterpart

Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI) - An independent unbiased web resource dedicated to urban design and placemaking (UK) 
Urban Design Compendium - this site provides guidance on good urban design – summarising the principles of urban design, how they can be applied and the processes which lead to successful places (UK) 
Livable Streets Network - an online community for people working to create sustainable cities through sensible urban planning, design, and transportation policy (USA) 

Shared Space -  European project that is part of the Interreg IIIB-North Sea programme. The project aims to develop new policies and new methods for an integral approach of the planning of public space for which man and his surroundings are taken as the basis.

Streetfilms - Streetfilms is the video arm of the Livable Streets Network: producing educational, entertaining, and inspiring films for a sustainable urban environment (USA)

Planetizen - Planetizen is a public-interest information exchange provided by Urban Insight for the urban planning, design, and development community (USA) 
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) – UK government’s advisor on architecture, urban design and public space 
Project for Public Spaces - a nonprofit organisation dedicated to helping people create and sustain public places that build communities (USA)

Urban-Logic - Online magazine deadicated to the latest inspirational designs for the Built Environment

Web Urban Design - an urban design portal

Proceedings of the ICE - Urban Design and Planning
publishes refereed papers and short articles addressing the design and planning of the built environment, emphasizing the interfaces between urban policy, design, construction and management.

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