urban design

Seminar on Urban planning informed by kaupapa Māori principles

You are warmly invited to a free seminar with speakers Shaun Awatere and Keriata Stuart. How can kaupapa Māori elements help inform urban planning? What value can these elements add to mainstream urban planning? Can this approach form the basis for effective engagement, inclusion, and capacity building for Māori in urban areas? Date: Wednesday 9 August, Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Venue: Adam Auditorium, ground floor,  City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington

Posted in behaviour change and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design and urban governance on 14 July 2017 – 3:55 pm

Seminar on Imagining Decolonised Cities or Indigenising the City

You are warmly invited to a free seminar with speakers Rebecca Kiddle, Amanda Thomas and Morten Gjerde. What is a decolonised city? And how can we decolonise cities to provide services, amenities and good homes for diverse Māori and non-Māori whānau and communities? Imagining Decolonised Cities was an urban design competition that challenged people to imagine what a decolonised city might be like. Date: Wednesday 26 July, Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Venue: Adam Auditorium, ground floor,  City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington

Posted in behaviour change and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design on 6 July 2017 – 2:33 pm

Seminar: Reflections on Better Urban Planning

We held a seminar with speakers Ralph Chapman, Sylvia Allan and Roger Blakeley. The speakers shared their informal preliminary reflections on the report by the New Zealand Productivity Commission, Better Urban Planning, which was released at the end of March. This was a joint event held with the School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington. Video coming soon.

Posted in housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 26 May 2017 – 4:58 pm

Symposium on Reimagining Health in Cities

The Drexel Urban Health Collaborative at the Dornsife School of Public Health is hosting an international symposium on Reimagining Health in Cities: from local to local. The symposium will bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers focused on health locally, in cities across the United States, and worldwide. Date: 7-8 September, 2017 Venue: Urban Health Collaborative, Dornsife School of Public Health Drexel University, 3600 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA  

Posted in health and housing & building and news & events and urban design and urban governance on 18 May 2017 – 4:32 pm

Video: Wages, Wellbeing & Location

We held a seminar with speakers Arthur Grimes and Philip S Morrison. Location location location! What are the important attributes of places for people’s decisions of where to live; and what does this tell us about what features local policy-makers should emphasise in their development and planning decisions? View the event video.

Posted in behaviour change and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and urban design and urban governance and video & audio on 20 April 2017 – 4:52 pm