All in one urban planning Apologies for the run of Cities Skylines posts at the moment. Things got a bit busy over the last three weeks and will continue … Continue reading Today Biffa Teaches Us – OH MY GOODNESS – BOAT JAM!!! When Congestion Hits the Waterways in #CitiesSkylines . Also Integrated Planning!
One is a dream to one can be a total disaster to the other Two things today from my favourite game Cities Skylines! Which is the Nightmare and … Continue reading Urban Designer’s Dream or Nightmare #CitiesSkylines – Also Biffa Gives Lessons on Transport Management
Silo’ed thinking costs South Auckland opportunities The Manukau Bus Station is a project of missed opportunities, silos not talking to each other and the final consequence being no integrated … Continue reading Missed Transit Orientated Development in #OurManukau – How Not To Design a Bus Station as there Was No Integrated Planning Whatsoever!
Now for some legislation I have believed that we need a Planning Ministry that oversees both Planning and urban development in New Zealand. The Australian State Governments have their … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Minister Twyford’s Urban Development Super Ministry Draws Closer
Many players try and a lot “fail” I caught an article about digital urban simulators not cutting the mustard floating through the Tweeters earlier this morning and decided to … Continue reading In Reply of “Gamespace Urbanism: City-Building Games and Radical Simulations” – Why #CitiesSkylines is a LOT More Complex Than You Think!
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DLC handles well with a few minor bugs Well one of those bugs is pretty major if I can not place down the International…
New affordable homes right in South Auckland’s Core Today I was privileged to see the marking of a new affordable housing build right in the core of Southern Auckland … Continue reading #OurManukau Barrowcliffe Development (Kōtuitui Place) Sees 300 New Homes. Part 28 of #TransformManukau
Apart from work (maybe) why shouldnt everything else be close to home In Auckland and even my Cities Skylines cities there is a tendency to struggle with building complete … Continue reading The Case for Complete LOCAL Neighbourhoods (Auckland Also Struggles at Planning for our Metropolitan Centres)
TRANSIT – build it not slash it Sydney is very much like Auckland in my opinion as an Urban Geographer. Both Cities are going rapid expansion and both Cities … Continue reading Parramatta’s Continued Rise as Sydney’s Second City Centre. Transit Also the Key for Less Well Off Areas. Lessons For Manukau and Auckland
What the Minister said Below is the released transcript from Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford to the recent Urbanism Conference held in Wellington on Monday and Tuesday. … Continue reading Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford’s Speech to the Recent Urbanism Conference. #letsdothis