12 Apr 2018

Perimeter block proposed for Mt Albert

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:15 pm on 12 April 2018
An example of a perimeter block in Prague

An example of a perimeter block in Prague Photo: Greater Auckland

A leader in urban design is strongly urging the Government to consider a technique known as perimeter block when building up to 4,000 new homes on a site in Auckland's Mt Albert.

Morten Gjerde, who is a senior lecturer of urban design at Victoria University, has written an article on Newsroom.co.nz about how to best fit 4,000 homes on the old Unitec site without them becoming a bit of a slum.

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