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Senior Urban Designer (Auckland)
Auckland

Senior Urban Designer (Auckland)

By June 2, 2021 0
Deliver urban design led projects, making a difference in shaping our cities, working with communities, mana whenua, councils and government across modal shift, infrastructure, urban growth projects throughout New Zealand and the Pacific Play a part in growing an established
Auckland Council works with top architects to release a series of low-cost, good quality housing designs
Auckland

Auckland Council works with top architects to release a series of low-cost, good quality housing designs

By May 20, 2021 0
Click here to view the designs and explore how to deliver good quality medium density housing. As Auckland’s population grows our suburbs are changing. Single homes are increasingly being redeveloped into terraced houses and apartment buildings, but going up
From RMA (Resource Management Act) to NBA (Natural and Built Environments Act)
RMA Reform

From RMA (Resource Management Act) to NBA (Natural and Built Environments Act)

By May 14, 2021 1
Minister for the Environment excludes quality as an outcome for the built environment Key departure from the Randerson Report relevant for the Urban Environment There are a multitude of areas and aspects in the proposed new legislation for the Environment
Urban design: A new form of healthcare?
Auckland

Urban design: A new form of healthcare?

By May 11, 2021 0
When it comes to urban planning and design, most people think in terms of physical elements like buildings and streets. Or bus lanes, apartment blocks, pocket parks and stadiums. But less obvious outcomes such as health are often overlooked or
Prince Charles’ Urban Vision at Poundbury: “Attraction, Interest and Character”
General

Prince Charles’ Urban Vision at Poundbury: “Attraction, Interest and Character”

By May 7, 2021 1
By putting the pedestrian first, you create these liveable places, I think, with more attraction and interest and character. – Prince Charles. Poundbury is a 160-hectare development in the outskirts of Dorchester, Dorset, in Southwest England. The development is the work
Untangling the web of priorities, strategies, outcomes, values, hopes, and dreams
Auckland

Untangling the web of priorities, strategies, outcomes, values, hopes, and dreams

By August 3, 2020 0
An overview of our Auckland City Centre Masterplan (CCMP) From the Special Event to the Digital Masterplan, we’ve broken it down for you here. Just off the motorway and swooping around a hidden corner onto Sale Street we came
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