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
Depends what you are wanting to achieve Light Rail or Bus Rapid Transit? The very question that can polarise even the most staunch urbanists in trying to create a better … Continue reading Bus Rapid Transit and Light Rail – What is the Difference?
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
I appreciate prompt responses and comprehensive ones at that Earlier in the month I had some questions to NZTA and Auckland Transport over how the future of Southern Auckland’s transport … Continue reading Answers to my Questions on Southern Auckland’s Future Transport Network. Also DON’T FORGET TO SUBMIT!
Cities Skylines and Maps, both brilliant communication tools for Geographers? How do both look?
300 years of American Urban Geography Today we have a video on 300 years of American Urban Geography and how it has affected not only its people but … Continue reading #CitiesSkylines Teaches Urban History (Urban Geographic History)
The timing reshuffle worked out fine – live stream wise The Planning Committee went a bit side ways with the Public Input session taking over 90 minutes today … Continue reading Presentation to Planning Committee on Auckland to Hamilton Integrated Spatial Planning – Lots of Cogs Moving
Council needs to advocate not fob off On Tuesday the Auckland Council Planning Committee will be discussing the Hamilton to Auckland Corridor (or Auckland to Hamilton Corridor) and what … Continue reading Presenting to Council Planning Committee (September 2018): The Auckland to Hamilton Corridor
No Google Maps is not the answer!!! Wayfinding (that is public information being readily available to help you find your way) and public loos – something Auckland really lacks … Continue reading Wayfinding (and Public Loos and Showers) – Something Auckland Needs to “Mature” In
Airport Line could trigger unwanted consequences Cities are complicated. These three things can all happen at same time, even in same metro: 1) increasing gentrification; 2) increasing … Continue reading Gentrification: What Has Geographers Banging Their Heads Against the Walls and Has Planners in Knots While Auckland is Not Immune!