Tag: Ben Ross

Heterogeneous (Mixed) Housing/Zoning (Pepper Potting) vs Homogeneous Housing/Zoning Typology A Geography Recount on Housing History in the 20th and 21st Century

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

Serious Questions to NZTA and Auckland Transport Over Supporting Growth – Southern Auckland: Does Not Match ATAP or Auckland Plan

Documents incompatible   Finally NZTA and Auckland Transport released the documents and feedback form for the Supporting Growth – Southern Auckland plan (how transport might look in the South over … Continue reading Serious Questions to NZTA and Auckland Transport Over Supporting Growth – Southern Auckland: Does Not Match ATAP or Auckland Plan

Gentrification: What Has Geographers Banging Their Heads Against the Walls and Has Planners in Knots While Auckland is Not Immune!

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!