Tag Archives: Design for Auckland

EXTENDED – What’s your new Auckland home? Explore the future of Auckland’s housing in Aotea Square (6pm 13th – 10am 22nd Sept).

September 8, 2017

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In the past, our homes have been synonymous with the villa, the bungalow and the quarter-acre dream. Today, with changing lifestyles and a rapidly growing population, what we picture as a typical ‘Auckland Home’ is changing. As a part of the 2017 Festival of Architecture, join the Auckland Design Manual and explore the future of housing […]

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Generation Zero on Auckland’s Housing Shortage

July 21, 2017

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This week the ADM team get the lowdown from Generation Zero about the implications of the housing crisis on Auckland’s younger generations. House prices are high, supply is low, and the sheer thought of the money required for a deposit is enough to send a shiver down one’s spine. This issue is of particular concern to Aucklanders […]

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What’s the Buzz? Becoming the World’s Safest City for Bees

July 17, 2017

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Bees play a vital role in the production of our food, as well as the functioning of our ecosystems. A recent decline in the global bee population means that now, more than ever, we need to protect and support our helpful little friends. This week, we speak with For the Love of Bees, a local organisation on […]

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SKHY’s the Limit: Cheshire Architects Discuss their Newest Apartment Development

July 10, 2017

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Known for their extensive work redesigning and re-imagining some of Auckland’s most celebrated spaces, including the Britomart Precinct and City Works Depot, Cheshire Architects have recently turned their design focus to transforming old into new, redeveloping a former office tower into quality density living with their SKHY Apartments. Don’t be surprised if you double-take the first time you […]

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The Secret to Affordable Apartments: House People not Cars

April 28, 2017

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This week the ADM team get the lowdown from the architects and developers behind some of Australia’s most forward-thinking apartment developments. With construction and land costs escalating exponentially over the last couple of decades in Auckland, the demand for more affordable housing options has never been more pressing.  Apartments are often heralded as the solution to our housing […]

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