Archive | April, 2015

Making our city more accessible to everybody, everywhere, at any time

April 28, 2015

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In can happen in an instant: The long weekend skiing on Ruapeahu turns into several months hobbling on crutches, leg in a moonboot.   In that split second the way you move through the city and its buildings, and the places you can get to, have changed. For many, this is a temporary change that we […]

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What’s the Auckland Design Manual?

April 24, 2015

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If you’re wondering what, why and for whom the ADM has been created – check out our short explainer video. Click this link to view: What is the ADM?    

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Seeking Happiness in Our Public Spaces

April 10, 2015

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How well do Auckland’s public spaces measure up? In 2010, Jan Gehl and Gehl Architects undertook a public life survey in Auckland.  One of the things the survey looked at was how the city’s public spaces were being used. The focus was the area bounded by Myers Park to the south, Victoria Park to the […]

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