Tag Archives: medium density housing

BREAKING NEWS – The final vote count is in…

October 5, 2017

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Disclaimer, this is not the election results, but it’s just as exciting. Aucklanders have been voting on the future of their homes, and the results are in. In the past the Auckland home has been synonymous with the villa, the bungalow and the quarter-acre dream. Today, what we picture as a typical Auckland home is changing. The Auckland […]

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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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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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Apartments…A part of your neighbourhood?

April 13, 2017

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Auckland’s housing shortage has climbed to more than 40,000 homes. During April, the Auckland Design Manual will be looking at the different methods of tackling this shortfall. This week we’re looking at apartments. Three years ago, I could boast that my home in uptown Auckland had harbour views. You had to squint, but they were there. […]

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