urban design

Funding for new research on public housing & urban regeneration

A University of Otago research proposal has been awarded an Endeavour Fund 2020 grant of $12,393,935 (excluding GST) by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. READ MORE

Posted in energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and urban design and urban governance on 14 September 2020 – 3:18 pm

Submission to Climate Change Commission on transforming transport & cities in NZ

On behalf of the NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, Associate Professor Ralph Chapman and Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman have made a submission to the newly established Climate Change Commission. Chapman, R and Howden-Chapman, P. (2020). Transforming transport and cities in NZ: a note for the READ MORE

Posted in climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and Uncategorized and urban design on 3 September 2020 – 8:55 am

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