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A beginners guide to directions our new Government is taking
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A beginners guide to directions our new Government is taking

By March 18, 2024 0
Since signing Coalition agreements the new Government has entered a fast lane on exiting a number of projects and programmes that had been expected to help shape future years of urban design in Aotearoa NZ. Even so, after a change
Events watch: NZIA City Talks and the Kūmara Awards
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Events watch: NZIA City Talks and the Kūmara Awards

By March 18, 2024 0
The NZIA City Talks series for 2024 is underway at the City Gallery Wellington tonight, Monday 18 March, and will be livestreamed from 6.30pm. The headline for the event is Carbon Counts and the speaker for the evening is Ewan Brown of
Salvador Rueda: “The city is a paella, it’s all about the proportions”
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Salvador Rueda: “The city is a paella, it’s all about the proportions”

By March 13, 2024 0
“The city is a paella, it’s all about the proportions.” So said Salvador Rueda, director of the Urban Ecology Agency of Barcelona, at his talk at the Christchurch Art Gallery on Monday 11 March. His additional sage counsel was that
Making space for urban ecology – A conversation with Salvador Rueda
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Making space for urban ecology – A conversation with Salvador Rueda

By February 22, 2024 0
For our Christchurch and Auckland members UDF warmly invites you to join us for this exclusive opportunity to hear Salvador Rueda speak about the future of urban design and the transformative power of Superblocks. Salvador Rueda is one of the
Looking back on an event-filled 2023
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Looking back on an event-filled 2023

By December 23, 2023 0
The headline event to look back on for urban design and urbanism in 2023 was without doubt the Urbanism NZ 2023 Conference held in Auckland in April. Since then some detailed summations of Event Outcomes have been added to the event site
The 2023 UDF end-of-year gatherings
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The 2023 UDF end-of-year gatherings

By December 17, 2023 0
UDF members and friends in Ōtautahi Christchurch got the ball rolling on end-of-year reflections and celebrations at the popular OGB at 28 Cathedral Square hosted by Ekin Sakin and Dave Compton-Moen. On 14 December urbanists in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland embarked on
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