How do you feel about Auckland's population boom? This is the topic of discussion as our city plans for the future. With the amalgamation of 7 different councils and the drafting of the Unitary Plan, there is much food for thought and bureaucratic logistics to be had.
This is what they thought in the 1960s:
A quaint short film on how they saw the city developing jars with many of the ideas we now have around urban planning, design and architecture, particularly around sustainable development. Many are outdated modernist concepts.
A brief summary: cars, cars and more cars; highways and carpark buildings were amazing; unsustainable urban sprawl created the Kiwi dream.
And once I get around to it, I'll have some blog posts about my (very architectural) trip to Melbourne!