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
Moves to Streamline Building Consenting After a royal screw up by Council resource Consenting, the Auckland Design Office and Auckland Transport with Dominion Road (see: This ludicrous Dominion Road decision is … Continue reading Council Consenting Processes Questioned and Reviewed. Will Anything Happen?
Age of City Building well under way When the Unitary Plan went live in November 2016 I commented that 2017 onward’s would become The Age of the City. Looking … Continue reading Unitary Plan is Working. Also (As a Pleasant Surprise) Urban Development Occurring Around Rapid Transit Network – BUT I HAVE QUESTIONS!
Minister plans to relax Unitary Plan rules Also: KiwiBuild eligibility Yesterday in a KiwiBuild summit the Transport, Housing and Urban Development Minister (the Minister of THUD) dropped this surprise … Continue reading Are our Metropolitan Centres About to Become Super (Sized) Metropolitan Centres? Minister Explores Relaxing Unitary Plan Rules. Also KiwiBuild
Example Given, Now need more! From The Spinoff: The team behind the Daisy apartment building respond to the fury it unleashed from Mike Hosking. Daisy exists because Ockham Residential … Continue reading The Daisy apartments: why did we do it?
Up and down year New Government 2017 did not start flash with Auckland Transport but by the end of it things were definitely on the up! That would mark … Continue reading #SummerSeries 17/18 – The Year That Was 2017
Committee resolves next step in moving the port From Auckland Council: Decision digest | Planning Committee – 10 October 2017 Council considers Port Future Study recommendations The recommendations of the Port Future … Continue reading Planning Committee Digests October 17: Port On the Move – Eventually
Have your say on the future of Southern Auckland It has finally started after the Unitary Plan went live in November 2016. The attempt to plan and map out … Continue reading HAVE YOUR SAY: Southern Auckland’s Future! Drury-Pukekohe Structure Planning Underway
More land for homes and jobs From Auckland Council: Next step toward homes and jobs for Whenuapai Stage one of the proposed urbanisation of rural Whenuapai comes one step … Continue reading Unitary Plan Continues to Deliver: Next step toward homes and jobs for Whenuapai