Tag Archives: Auckland Design Manual

Need help understanding Auckland’s planning rules? The Auckland Design Manual is here to help!

August 4, 2017

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Thinking of building or developing in Auckland? Having trouble understanding the planning standards that apply to your site? Want to avoid the need to apply for resource consent? The Auckland Design Manual has created a resource to help those building or developing under the Unitary Plan, the planning rule book that shapes what you can build […]

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ADM’s Mixed Use Design Guide is going open source…

January 20, 2016

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If you’re involved in designing, building or constructing mixed use developments for Auckland, then we want to hear from you Our mission is to provide best practice design guidance for developers, designers, planners, and Aucklanders who have an interest in the development of Auckland’s built environment.  And this year, we’re trying a brand new approach […]

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Happy 2nd Birthday ADM!

September 30, 2015

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Today marks two years since a small group of delirious, sleep deprived yet dedicated people launched the Auckland Design Manual. While Auckland’s focus may have been drawn to the simultaneous launch of the Proposed Unitary Plan, in the shadows was the dawn of an equally ambitious programme to create the world’s first integrated design system. […]

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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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Blake Greens Apartments, Millwater. Episode 3: Work Starts on Site

December 10, 2014

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In this episode, the builders and on-site project manager begin work on site. Hear from the Horncastle Homes team as they discuss the features, benefits, and challenges of this type of housing development and the way in which all the design elements have been carefully considered to minimise any maintenance and Body Corporate costs and […]

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