Archive | December, 2014

Santa Friendly Home Design

December 19, 2014

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Six tips for Santa friendly home design brought to you by the ADM team.

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Lessons for Auckland from the streets of NYC

December 12, 2014

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Janette Sadik-Khan served as the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation. She oversaw a budget of more than $2 billion, managed 4700 employees, and was responsible for the operation and maintenance of 6300 miles of streets and highways, 800 bridges, 1.3 million street signs, 300,000 street lights and 12,000 signalised intersections, as well […]

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Welcome to the Auckland Design Office

December 12, 2014

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Kia ora from the Auckland Design Office (ADO) We are a newly established team within Auckland Council dedicated to supporting Auckland as we become a world-class, design-led city. We’re passionate about delivering design excellence that will benefit all Aucklanders, and we’re working towards making Auckland’s streets, neighbourhoods, homes and public buildings some of the best in the world. […]

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A world-class line-up for Auckland Conversations in 2015

December 12, 2014

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This year has been an impressive one for the Auckland Conversations programme. Keynote presentations have included Janette Sadik-Khan on transforming New York’s streets, Brent Toderian on designing vibrant waterfronts, Brisbane’s Mayor Graham Quirk on growing Brisbane both economically and sustainably, and many more. The good news is, 2015 is already shaping up to be every bit as impressive. […]

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World-class streets

December 11, 2014

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Streets can do so much more than just get you from A to B. Here, we’ll be exploring the evolving role of the street beyond transportation by car. We’ll be publishing articles that discuss new ways of designing and using streets to enhance safety and accommodate a wider range of travel options for all life stages. We’ll also be investigating […]

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