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Auckland Council works with top architects to release a series of low-cost, good quality housing designs
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
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
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
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
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
The 2020 City Centre Masterplan (CCMP) refresh closed for consultation on Friday 18th October. Urban Design Forum put forward a submission on behalf of their committee and membership in support of the CCMP update and the Access for Everyone proposal. Overall,