urban design

Presentation: Green Space in central Wellington

In March a team of NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities researchers made a presentation to Wellington City Councillors and staff based on a report the group wrote for the Council on a study of the provision of public green space in the central city in relation to current and projected future READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design on 28 May 2020 – 3:27 pm

Submission on the ‘Central City Safer Speeds’ project

These members of the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, Ralph Chapman, Paul Blaschke, Ed Randal, Michael Keall, and Philippa Howden-Chapman, recently made a submission to Wellington City Council’s Let’s Get Wellington Moving’s ‘Central City Safer Speeds’ proposal. READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and Uncategorized and urban design on 3 April 2020 – 11:51 am

Submission on RMA Issues and Options Paper

Several members of the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities have recently made a submission to the Ministry for the Environment on the RMA Issues and Options Paper, ‘Opportunities for Change’. READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and urban design and urban governance on 4 February 2020 – 10:56 am

Symposium: Improving housing standards for co-benefits

The built environment sector is one of the largest producers of carbon emissions in New Zealand. How do we get the sector to carbon zero by 2050? As part of the 2020 Public Health Summer School the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities is hosting a symposium to answer this question. Date: Tuesday 11 READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design on 5 December 2019 – 2:45 pm

Report: Green Space in Wellington’s Central City

A New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities team of researchers from University of Otago, Wellington and Victoria University of Wellington recently completed a detailed study of the provision of public green space in central Wellington City in relation to current and projected future population READ MORE

Posted in health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban design on 5 December 2019 – 2:08 pm