Auckland featured in international design magazine

Seattle-based architecture and design magazine ARCADE features the design-led transformation of Auckland’s public spaces in its latest issue.

“A City to Love: Auckland’s Visions of a Public Realm” describes Tāmaki Makaurau as “an exemplar with lessons to share”, and praises Auckland’s “comprehensive, integrated, and visionary” approach to creating a city that people can love.

Read the full ARCADE magazine feature “A City to Love: Auckland’s Visions of a Public Realm”

What other cities can learn from Auckland

Like other cities around the world, Auckland is experiencing rapid growth that is causing pressure on transportation, housing, public services and liveability.

This is a love story – a story about a city and region remaking itself with the goal of being a place that its citizens will love, a story about a dialogue between a city and the people who live there.

Auckland’s design-led approach to city planning and our focus on creating a city that people can love were singled out by the report’s authors as lessons for other cities.

In addition, Auckland’s integrated transportation network, the revitalisation of Wynyard Quarter, and our shared spaces and laneways were highlighted as examples of how to create a vibrant and resilient city.

Find out more

ARCADE magazine

Auckland Design Manual

Panuku Development Auckland, Auckland’s urban regeneration agency

Auckland’s City Centre Masterplan


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