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Density done well, not just downtown

May 25, 2016

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Forget the binary of apartment tower or single house. This won’t deliver choice or affordability for Auckland. Embrace instead what has been missing: medium density options of low rise apartments, terraces and semi-detached housing interspersed with gardens and parks. A diversified housing stock across the city is crucial for a sustainable and successful Auckland.  Current […]

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Lessons Learned from Across the Ditch: Medium Density Done Well

June 5, 2015

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Auckland is now on the path toward becoming a more compact city and what we build today will shape the neighbourhoods of tomorrow. Density done well can foster thriving neighbourhoods and help to sustain public amenities such as public transport and great local parks. However, density done badly can isolate people, and even contribute towards […]

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