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UDF AGM presentation by Eva Zombori and David Rudlin – 13 October 2021
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UDF AGM presentation by Eva Zombori and David Rudlin – 13 October 2021

By October 25, 2021 0
UDF held its Annual General Meeting on 13 October 2021. The AGM was followed by a presentation covering Could Form-Based Codes be the opportunity to achieve a quality urban environment in New Zealand?  What is a Form-Based Code? How do they improve
Build to rent, sustainable, low carbon communities
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Build to rent, sustainable, low carbon communities

By October 25, 2021 0
On 19 October 2021 NZGBC and UDF co-sponsored this event moderated by Meredith Dale, NZGBC Future Thinker and Urban Strategist Build to rent is increasingly tabled as one solution to New Zealand’s housing crisis. This is more than a numbers game.
Could Build to Rent revolutionise renting in Aotearoa?
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Could Build to Rent revolutionise renting in Aotearoa?

By September 30, 2021 0
Join the New Zealand Green Building Council and the Urban Design Forum for a webinar panel discussion, Build to rent, sustainable, low carbon communities, 12pm 19th October online. Image of 26Aroha Residents’ lounge, credit: Lightforge Build to Rent (BTR) is
Open talks “Barcelona Superblocks”
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Open talks “Barcelona Superblocks”

By September 29, 2021 0
The restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the need for urban development that fosters proximity and reinforces the attributes that define urban life: Diversity, density and human exchange. Over the course of the three-day “Open Talks Superilla Barcelona”, a
Secret Mission
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Secret Mission

By September 28, 2021 0
Streetfilms presents Streetopia NYC with secret agent Janette Sadik-Khan. A humorous and effective take on progressing the revolution to the next level – get involved, shared your ideas, and…. organise…… the power is ours, whether by stealth or surge.  
‘Amenity’ that word
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‘Amenity’ that word

By September 18, 2021 1
Featured image: Midland Park, Lambton Quay Wellington Image credit: Urbanhub Aotearoa A discussion on amenity is called for in the context of the RMA reform as it could end up being lost from our understanding of the values that are
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