Built Environment

The built environment includes buildings, housing, infrastructure and recreational facilities. These are critical to the health and wellbeing of communities. Here is what we have to share.

Christchurch’s heritage buildings after the earthquakes

This case study outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s a...

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Designating and acquiring land in central Christchurch

A case study examining land designation and the acquisition process.  This...

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Christchurch’s heritage buildings after the earthquakes

This case study outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority’s approach to heritage buildings after the earthquakes. It includes the development of the Heritage Buildings and Places Recover...

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Designating and acquiring land in central Christchurch

A case study examining land designation and the acquisition process.  This supported the vision for rebuilding Christchurch’s central city as more compact, green and accessible.  Anchor Projects r...

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We sat down with people who gained a lot of experience from working in recovery and together we identified five common themes. These themes help us understand the learning from the Canterbury recovery.

Themes