In the world of urban planning, green spaces are an extremely important element. This is especially true here in picturesque New Zealand, where our natural environment is second to none. But what makes a perfect public park? There are some...
The Importance of Parks
Perhaps one of the elements of urban planning that are taken for granted most often, recreational areas and parks are important for a vast number of reasons.
They provide the opportunity for far-reaching benefits on the health, economy,...
In cities around the world, public spaces emphasise our human desire for inclusion and sharing. With common assets, public spaces allow us to congregate, meet, relax, share, and play. Since the outbreak of the global pandemic COVID-19, cities, societies, and...
Welcome to 2020!
Urban Effects had a great 2019 thanks to our involvement in street and park projects around New Zealand.
In 2020, our commitment to providing refreshingly different outdoor furniture solutions is as strong as ever. So, we’ve started the year...
When people hear the term 'healthy city', most imagine inclusive communities with green, lush environments and happy, healthy individuals. Indeed, these are all important parts of what makes a healthy city, but it is much more complicated than that. Healthy...