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The following posts are filed under: Housing & Development.

Housing, growth and spatial planning: a curious person’s reading list

There’s a lot of opinions flying around right now, and the debates are only ramping up in Wellington. Spatial Plan submissions are only the first step –  and some curated reading will stand you in good stead

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A city with a vision? AKL x WLG

Wellington’s got a lot of bustle and noise (Let’s Get Wellington Moving – Spatial Plan – new subdivisions – convention centre – library) but where’s the coherent vision? Hey Auckland – can we learn some things?

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People, Profit and Public Good – a lowdown on property development (1/2)

So we’ve that housing crisis, and Wellington’s figuring out how it wants to grow. Property development is at the core of it all, but most of us don’t know what makes things tick…

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People, profit and public good: a lowdown on building cities *MONDAY 10th AUGUST*

Urbanerds are very excited about our upcoming Virtual gathering, with two gurus of Wellington’s property scene giving their insights about how to get property making our city hum.

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Plimmerton Farm: getting greenfields right

If we’re determined to do more residential development in greenfields, what does “decent” look like in Plimmerton, hilly land near an existing suburb – like most of our region’s greenfields?

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Urbanerds Rahui Edition part 1: Cohousing

The May Urbanerds gathering, with its star-studded guest speaker lineup, was also blessed with an Urbanerd taking notes. Part 1: Charles Dawson’s dispatches from the Cohousing session

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Living together, being apart: cohousing beating social isolation

In pandemic times, physically isolating will save lives, but it’s tending to deepen the social isolation that’s been breaking Kiwi hearts and minds. So how does cohousing fit in? Hear more in a cool talk!

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Post-COVID stimulus: THE WELLINGTON UPGRADE!

As loads of government folks burn midnight oil defending us from the COVID-19 pandemic, others are looking at how to stimulate our economy. What should Wellington call for in a stimulus package?

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The 15 Minute City

Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo has a powerful concept in her re-election campaign: the 15-minute city. It’s the kind of vision we need in Wellington

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Who’s looking in our homes?

Should we demand that people give up their privacy in exchange for getting to rent a house that doesn’t make them sick? Whare Hauora boss Hiria Te Rangi says a firm No

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