research

Submission on the Wellington City Council’s 10-Year Plan to 2031

Associate Professor Ralph Chapman, Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman from the New Zealand Centre for Sustainable Cities submitted to Wellington City Council on its  Council’s 10-Year Plan to 2031 NZCSC 10th May 2021  Submission 10 year plan to 2031 READ MORE

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 11 May 2021 – 9:51 am

Public housing and urban regeneration: maximising wellbeing

This MBIE Endeavour Fund project is an exciting opportunity to make a difference to public housing. Professor Howden-Chapman will lead a multi-university programme in collaboration with public and community housing organisations.

Posted in behaviour change and energy and health and housing & building and media and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport on 30 April 2021 – 4:21 pm

Publication: Toward a Framework for Resilience Assessments

In a recently published article arising out of the Resilient Urban Futures programme the authors seek to develop a framework to facilitate the integration of physical and social science understandings of urban infrastructure and resilience in urban systems. Coulson G, Moores J, Waa A, Kearns R, READ MORE

Posted in news & events and research on 25 May 2020 – 12:47 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

Working Paper for National Science Challenge 11

Three of our members have written a working paper for National Science Challenge 11, Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities. Chapman, R., Bennett, M., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2019). Scope for building performance provisions to advance building sustainability and environmental performance in READ MORE

Posted in energy and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban design and urban governance on 18 October 2019 – 2:56 pm