Auckland Regional Council, Principal Advisor, Regional Development
Urban Intensification in Auckland – are we Growing Smarter?
Objectives and policies for a more sustainable compact urban form, including focussing intensive mixed use development in centres and around passenger transport nodes, have been in place for more than
a decade. This presentation will provide an overview of the barriers to successful high quality urban intensification based on a review of Auckland’s experience since the Regional Growth Strategy 1999 was adopted, collation of developer perspectives and comparison with international models.