$39million for new international terminal in Wellington, NZ

February 19, 2008,AEDT

Wellington Airport’s new $39 million international passenger terminal has been designed to look like rocks, echoing its location on Wellington’s south coast. The building, designed by Wellington architects Studio Pacific Architecture, and Christchurch’s Warren and Mahoney, is the second stage | Read More

Paradise or purgatory: Urban sprawl in spotlight

January 26, 2008,AEDT

A debate over city growth has emerged after a housing affordability survey released this week recommended freeing up more land for houses. Demographia‘s fourth annual survey found New Zealand houses more unaffordable than those in the United States, Canada, Ireland, | Read More

Developer’s vision is frightening, says mayor

January 22, 2008,AEDT

Auckland mayor John Banks has attacked a city developer and his plans for five apartment blocks on the water’s edge at Orakei. As resource consent hearings for the development started, Mr Banks took the unusual step of issuing a statement | Read More

Rare plant halts Sydney development

January 18, 2008,AEDT

An investment company bought the 181ha former Air Services Australia site at Cranebrook in 2004, intending to subdivide and develop it for 1800 new residents. Since then, a number of rare and threatened plants and animals have been found on | Read More

NZILA Conference registrations open

January 16, 2008,AEDT

The 2008 NZILA SHIFT Conference will highlight and discuss these emerging modes of design practice in the context of the fluid and unpredictable nature of urban change. A diverse range of speakers will consider legal and planning implications, contemporary design | Read More

Our endangered coast – Australia

January 12, 2008,AEDT

COASTAL development, rising sea levels, increasing storm surges and a vocal community are a potent political mix. The climate change debate has rightly focused on the critical need to reduce carbon emissions but inadequate attention is being given to what | Read More

Sydney Design Guide

January 2, 2008,AEDT

The Sydney Design Guide has just been launched which gives a great insight to all the things a local person would show you. It encompasses architecture, built environment, objects, industrial design, fashion, art, visual culture, eat/sleep/drink and a section on | Read More

AILA – Summer Newsletter

December 22, 2007,AEDT

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects release Summer issue of LA Online. Download the pdf here

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