Planning is not Predicting

I was taking a deep dive on the Tauranga Growth Strategy recently and found a fascinating drawing by Arkhefield + Urbis. It shows ‘conceptually’ how a neighbourhood could change over 40 years from 2010 to 2050. It was a lovely drawing of single family homes gradually being replaced by more intensive housing. Unfortunately, it is… Continue reading Planning is not Predicting

Economic and Demographic Divergence

Did you know that by 2043 around 75% of kiwis will be living in just 25% of our cities and districts. In fact, a third of New Zealand cities and districts are already struggling to grow. https://www.nzgeo.com/stories/our-new-society/ This means that population composition is becoming more important than population size. It also means that migration is… Continue reading Economic and Demographic Divergence