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dc.contributor.authorBradbury, Matthew
dc.contributor.authorBogunovich, Dushko
dc.description.abstractIn 2011, Auckland consolidated its seven councils and the regional council into a single governing entity – the Auckland Council. Effectively, four cities and three rural districts were meshed into one city - region, with million and a half inhabitants. For a year the new Auckland Council worked on the Spatial Plan, a document to guide the development of a city expected to gain an extra million inhabitant in 30 years. The plan advocates a ‘compact city’ model, loosely based on New Urbanist thinking. The plan proposes a rough 70 - 30% split of development - 70 % within the existing cities boundaries , and 30 % outside. This paper outlines an alternative growth strategy for Auckland to the official ‘compact city’ vision. Our proposition recognizes that the link between density and sustainability is much weaker than commonly understood. It also anticipates that the topology and technology of urban infrastructure is bound to profoundly change over the next couple of decades. This will further entice the centrifugal rather than the centripetal forces in the shaping of metropolitan form. We argue that the next million inhabitants of Auckland should be allocated, roughly evenly, to four main zones of the city - region: urban, suburban, Peri-urban and ex-urban.en_NZ
dc.publisherUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_NZ
dc.subjectAuckland (N.Z.)en_NZ
dc.subjectcompact cityen_NZ
dc.subjectplanning futureen_NZ
dc.subjectlinear cityen_NZ
dc.subjectwater cityen_NZ
dc.subjectlow densityen_NZ
dc.subjectspatial planen_NZ
dc.subjectAuckland Plan (2011)en_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.titleLinear City - Water City : how can an exchange between landscape and infrastructure generate an alternative Auckland Plan?en_NZ
dc.typeJournal Articleen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden120507 Urban Analysis and Developmenten_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationBradbury, M. A., & Bogunovich, D. (2014). Linear City - Water City: How can an exchange between landscape and infrastructure generate an alternative Auckland Plan?. X-Section Journal, 4 (Exchange), pp.1-4.en_NZ
unitec.publication.volume4 (Exchange)en_NZ
unitec.publication.titleX-Section Journalen_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.publication.placeMount Albert, Auckland, New Zealanden_NZ
unitec.institution.studyareaLandscape Architecture

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