Archive | February, 2015

Not in my backyard!

February 26, 2015

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Terraced homes have often been perceived as the antithesis of the kiwi ‘quarter acre’ dream, yet they’re not a new typology. Since this city’s beginnings, many a terrace has been built to house Aucklanders. So, why, when it comes to terraced housing do Aucklanders seem reluctant to see more terraced houses being developed in their […]

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We are the Auckland Design Office

February 26, 2015

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Here’s brief video that explains the role of the Auckland Design Office. Meet our managers and team leaders and find out more about the work we do at Auckland Council to help support Auckland as a design-led city. Click the link below to watch: Auckland Design Office Video

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Auckland’s Urban Design Panel open for business in 2015

February 24, 2015

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Auckland’s Urban Design Panel is all set for a successful 2015 say’s Lisa Dunshea, Programme Lead for the independent design panel.     “Following the annual pre-Christmas rush, when the panel stepped up to review over 18 projects in November and December, our programme returns to a normal level from January onwards, allowing us to typically review projects […]

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