Tag Archives: Home Design

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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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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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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Seeking a designer?

February 22, 2016

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Client desperately seeking designer… Think of your search for a designer as being on par with your search for a life partner.  After all, at the close of your  relationship your design partner won’t just leave behind their old CDs and a few unwanted socks – they will leave you with the blueprint for your […]

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On show at the HomeShow

August 19, 2015

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We hear a lot about how the council is supposedly holding back housing development. Truth is, we do not build homes but do a lot to help the industry meet this dire need. In September we will be out talking to the public on ways they can build better homes. The Auckland Design Manual team […]

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