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 a walking tour of Maungawhau/Mt Eden station precinct, guided by […]
Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat, and everyone is looking forward to some downtime and a chance to reflect on 2023. To mark the end of the year, the UDF is hosting an event in each of our three biggest cities and we would like you to join
Paved Paradise by Henry Grabar (Penguin, 2023) Reviewed by: George Weeks “No city of any size could have permitted everyone to come by car and retained a vibrant downtown” Henry Grabar, (p. 77) Paved Paradise (2023). To the uninitiated, a book on car parking sounds like the dullest, greyest topic
If you haven’t registered already, then click here to register for our online panel discussion tomorrow! Urban Design Forum members are invited to join four urban regeneration experts for an online panel discussion on 31 May. This event is in partnership with Urban Design Forum Australia and there is no cost.
. The Urban Design Forum, through co-chair Ekin Sakin, has expressed concern about plans announced by the National Party to build more houses on greenfield land. See here for access to RNZ audio and the full article , which contains the following expression of concern: Forum co-chair Ekin Sakin said cities