REGISTRATIONS CLOSE - 9am, Friday 17th September 2021. For late registrations please email email@example.com
This one-day workshop is aimed at planners who are seeking
to gain an understanding of the of the practice of urban design and how this
can be applied to planning to achieve the intended planning outcomes sought in
either through resource consent and/or plan making process. This course builds
on the one day introductory course on urban design, but can be undertaken
The course is based around up-to-date case studies and
evaluating current best practice, using both local and international examples
in Auckland, Queenstown, Tauranga, Christchurch and in North America. This is
supported by the presenters’ own professional experiences working on a wide
range of urban design issues and projects.
By the end of the course you will have;
An introduction to site layout, subdivision, the role of
precinct plans and master planning and other urban design approaches to
development with the tools and information requirements to deliver these in
Being confident in identifying and understand the
difference between planning, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban
design opinions and how these should be applied through the planning process.
Understand the drivers of the development process in order
to deliver your urban design outcomes in practice.
The ability to ensure urban design policy intentions are
effectively incorporated into the plan to ensure you have the mandate for urban
This workshop is aimed at planners but is open to all built
environment professionals with an interest in developing effective urban design
outcomes in practice. The class will be interactive and draws on the
presenters’ real-life working examples including projects dealing with both
small and large scale projects including, master-planning, Special Housing
Areas, residential and commercial developments and infrastructure issues.
Attendees are invited to also bring examples from their own
experience for discussion and comment.
Ian Munro (B.Plan (Hons), M.Plan (Hons), M.Arch[Urb Des]
(Hons), M.EnvLS (Hons), MNZPI, Certified RMA Commissioner) is a self-employed
planner & urban designer, Hearings Commissioner with in-depth work
experience work across New Zealand, and a member of the Auckland Council’s
Urban Design Panel.
Dr Lee Beattie
Dr Lee Beattie (PhD, MNZPI MRSNZCertified RMA Commissioner)
is the Deputy Head of the University of Auckland School of Architecture and
Planning and director of the University’s urban design programme. He is an
urban planner and designer with over 25 years professional experience in an
extensive range of complex urban planning and urban design matters and
currently Auckland Council and Queenstown Lakes District Council Hearing
Commissioner and Chair of Auckland Council’s Urban Design Panel.
NOTE - If you are interested in attending a workshop please
register early to ensure it goes ahead. Minimum numbers are required for a workshop
to run. This generally ensures there is sufficient people to allow different
experience and views to be part of the discussion within the course setting.
Registration deadline is normally 2 - 3 weeks prior to the event. Thank you.