Nothing for our Major City I can understand this article entirely (Average family: ‘You get quite despondent even reading Budgets’) given Finance Minister did not exactly announce anything new … Continue reading #Budget2017 Lacks Vision for Auckland. So I Crunch Some Numbers
Planning properly with hospitality precincts Couple arrive at restaurant Who is driving? I am Orange Juice for you Patronage time: one hour Couple arrive at party Who is driving? … Continue reading Parking and Other Transport Modes: Perceptions between Patron and Owner Differ
Omnibus updated With the Transform Manukau Framework Plan now out I have updated the Omnibus to reflect the changes. Also included is a supplementary post on the pressures the … Continue reading #TransformManukau Omnibus 2017. Framework Plan Included
Work to be done Last month I volunteered with Panuku Development Auckland to do a Public Life Survey in Manukau City Centre both on a weekday and a Saturday … Continue reading #ourmanukau Public Life Survey Reveals Challenges. Part 24 of #TransformManukau Series
Development in Southern Auckland opens possibility Note: Since the Future Urban Land Supply Strategy is under consultation right now there is a few work streams underway with Southern Auckland … Continue reading Auckland to Receive its 11th Metropolitan Centre? Is the Super Metro Back?
It is all about the connectivity In Part 22 I looked at how Manukau needs a vibrant heart to support the wider Transform Manukau program and the ambitions of … Continue reading #ourmanukau Key Move 5: Enhancing Community Connectivity. Part 23 of the #TransformManukau Series
Framework Plan guiding next 25 years of urban regeneration in Manukau is released This afternoon the framework Plan for the Manukau urban regeneration project (now known as ‘Our Manukau’) … Continue reading #TransformManukau Becomes #ourmanukau as Framework Plan Released
Good urban design = good community Urban Design can do one of two things: it can either build a great community or it can create desolate spaces and NO … Continue reading Building Community Through Urban Design. Run Up to Next #TransformManukau Chapters
Words of wisdom I give you words of wisdom From a beer can: @BenRoss_AKL wisdom from a beer can you'd appreciate pic.twitter.com/NNsXaU17go — Nathan Palairet (@PalairetNathan) March 17, 2017 … Continue reading Beer Gives Advice on Urbanism. No Seriously It Did
Yes Traditionally big suburban malls have faced inwards from their urban environment with big blank walls and seas of car parking surround the complex. This lead to the mall … Continue reading Can Malls Blend Into the Urban Fabric?