Housing Minister misses obvious solution I have a dream; of opening a wine and cheese room where you can relax contemplating the breeze or discussing matters of State in peace … Continue reading I Have A Dream; Where a KiwiBuild House is Built Ready to Go in Three Days
Councillor Sayers call for more sprawl defies what market is doing The latest housing figures are in from Auckland Council: Auckland Monthly Housing Update for January Auckland Council’s Research and … Continue reading Auckland Monthly Housing Update for January – 82% Consented as Brownfield (Intensification)
The South is doing well yes – but lots of things to do Last Friday the NZ Herald ran their 28 page Project Auckland insert that looked at Auckland and … Continue reading #ProjectAuckland: How Does South Auckland Score? Also Homage to The Southern Initiative!
Still most are Brownfield developments Housing continues to perform strongly on the back of news residential construction is finally matching population growth while slowly clearing out the 48,000 housing deficit. … Continue reading October 2018 sees Second Highest Consenting for New Housing, Over 10,000 Completed thus far in 2018
Extending Light Rail to Weymouth would uplift most socially deprived area of Auckland while also staving off further Greenfield sprawl further south On Tuesday I wrote how Southern Auckland’s Rapid … Continue reading Weymouth Light Rail? Silly? Actually No as it would provide massive boost to area and Auckland as a whole!
Latest Monthly figures from Auckland Council From Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU): Auckland Monthly Housing Update for November Auckland Council’s Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU) has released its … Continue reading September 2018 Auckland Housing Update
But as said, Punters Hungry for Action! The launch of the Minister of Transport, Housing and Urban Development THUD) (Phil Twyford) Housing and Urban Development Ministry (HUD) earlier this week … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Department Launches
Solid Q+A from the Committee and the Independent Maori Statutory Board! Yesterday I have my presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee on Housing Typology, and affordable housing. The presentation … Continue reading Affordable Housing – A Presentation on Typology and How We Can Not Forget Transport in the Affordability Equation
A Presentation to the Auckland Council Planning Committee Last week there were comments made to the Governing Body of Auckland Council that the 30:30:30 (public, social, private) mixed housing model … Continue reading Heterogeneous (Mixed) Housing/Zoning (Pepper Potting) vs Homogeneous Housing/Zoning Typology A Geography Recount on Housing History in the 20th and 21st Century
Tips on City Making from Tel Aviv and Brisbane Yesterday I travelled to the deep South of Auckland where the first Auckland Conversations’ outside of the City Centre was held … Continue reading City Building – In the South: A Conversation and Some Tips