‘Tactical urbanism’ or ‘guerilla urbanism’ is one of the most exciting trends to hit our streets.
Already making an impact in cities around the world, New Zealand cities are embracing the concept. But what is tactical urbanism?
Tactical urbanism is the term...
At the start of 2021, Urban Effects reflects on how the challenges of 2020 have given New Zealanders a fresh perspective on the value of our parks and public spaces.
The way we live, work and play has changed, driven...
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What Does Sustainable City Mean?
Sustainable cities offer optimal quality of life to their current residents without reducing the opportunities for future residents to have fulfilling lives and flourish in their environment. These are...
We have seen them all before; old, sun-faded, and dilapidated outdoor furniture that is barely holding itself together. Cheaply made and destined for landfill, it is far too common a sight in the backyards, parks, and common areas of New...
Across the globe, more and more people are choosing to live in urban areas as opposed to rural areas. Cities and urban areas are attractive to people as they often provide more opportunities for employment, and access to better services...