Urban

Taking user generated escapes to the next level with Riparide

Holiday booking website, Riparide has launched in NZ, urging city dwellers to book holidays made by other users.

1 month ago

From pizza to global stage – UBCO takes its bikes overseas

Popular electronic bike company, UBCO, are going global after working with famous pizza company, Domino's.

2 months ago

NZ Fashion Week confirms new dates

New Zealand Fashion Week has confirmed it has secured new dates following the sudden postponement of the event earlier this year…

8 months ago

Auckland welcomes new multi-dimensional well being centre

Based in Ponsonby, new natural therapy centre 'The Life Centre' is offering a range of treatments for those seeking respite…

12 months ago

2021 Newmarket Business Awards finalists announced

Newmarket is gearing up to celebrate the best from across its precinct - with bars, cafes, accountants, fashion designers, kitchen…

1 year ago

Love a deal? New travel start-up makes finding a bargain easier for Kiwis

Founded by three avid travellers, Tripomi.com has officially launched in New Zealand, making it easier for Kiwis to search and compare flights,…

1 year ago

Old with the new: Introducing Onehunga’s brand new landmark tower

Onehunga's latest residential development, the Onehunga Mall Club, will see 102 new premium apartments brought to the heritage village centre,…

1 year ago

Space at your service: tips and tricks to level up that side hustle

2020 may be the year the world changed but 2021 is fast proving that it was only the beginning and…

1 year ago

10 thought-provoking magazine covers accelerating female empowerment

International Women’s Day is a call to action for accelerating women’s equality, with the 2021 campaign theme being 'Choose To…

1 year ago

ATEED’s Auckland video reaches half a million views

Showcasing the beauty of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, a video produced by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is being…

2 years ago

Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa charity encourages students to record music from home

Whilst in lockdown, the Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa are encouraging its mentors and mentees to record music from home using…

2 years ago

Before/after: Christchurch’s stunning Kakahu Façade

Lewis Bradford Consulting Engineers, Fletcher Construction Company and artist Lonnie Hutchinson have collaborated on a stunning structural design on the…

2 years ago

No more defenders of design: Auckland Council plans to close its Auckland Design Office

Pedestrian-friendly O'Connell St. Image credit: Kent Lundberg. The team responsible for celebrated urban design changes around downtown Auckland – such as…

2 years ago

The future of urban design: what will it look like in 500 years?

It’s easy to imagine what the world might look like in ten or even fifty years time, but what will…

2 years ago

Using Māori culture and urban design to reimagine Aotearoa’s past, present and future

Our social, political, and economic consciousness is shifting as a nation. As we begin to understand and embrace what being…

3 years ago

How new collaborative spaces can help ensure Auckland is future ready

In the past decade, co-working spaces have been transported from the tech pockets of San Francisco into mainstream global institutions.…

3 years ago

Before/after: The reimagining of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge

The New Zealand Transport Agency has unveiled its design for a walking and biking pathway across Auckland Harbour Bridge. The…

3 years ago

Sowing positive futures: How a Christchurch urban farm leads vulnerable people into the workplace

Urban farming is nothing new, as evidence of the practice can be found in heritage sites like Machu Picchu. However,…

3 years ago

My favourite places with tech entrepreneur Ezel Kokcu

Ezel Kokcu is a 25-year-old tech entrepreneur who has three start-ups under her belt: STQRY, a consumer-facing discover app that…

3 years ago

‘Freedom is at the core of the movement’: Sheryl Burson explains the benefits of tiny homes

What is a tiny house? The yearning for a tiny house is not a desire to live in a doll’s…

3 years ago

How Auckland International Airport’s Departure Experience redesign draws from the past, while adapting to the future

Auckland Airport’s International Departure Experience redesign hopes to build for the passenger journey, represent our cultural identity, and become a…

3 years ago

An elevated tidal shelf: making space for human and coastal ecologies

One of Auckland’s most important stretches of downtown waterfront will soon be a place for people and coastal ecologies, says…

3 years ago

How HomeAR is quite literally bringing AR to your doorstep

Many people struggle to envision plans from simple 2D renders and floor plans, as without a designer's eye, filling in blanks…

3 years ago

How Newmarket’s Newbie café is putting colour back into concrete

Newmarket has seen its fair share of newcomers lately, with expansions and new developments happening right down Broadway. Yet much…

3 years ago

Diversity by design: How architects and designers can help to shape a more inclusive workplace

Julia McPherson, principal and workplace design specialist at Warren and Mahoney’s Wellington studio, shares her view on how architects and…

3 years ago

A coming of age, part three: Nat Cheshire lays down the bricks to build a foundation for Auckland’s future

Auckland is in the midst of a metamorphosis. The city is standing on the same precipice as many other cities around…

3 years ago

A coming of age, part two: Women In Urbanism on how to create a safer Auckland city

Auckland is in the midst of a metamorphosis.  The city is standing on the same precipice as many other cities…

3 years ago

A coming of age: How Auckland City can flourish from an angsty teenager into a young adult

Auckland is in the midst of a metamorphosis.  The city is standing on the same precipice as many other cities…

3 years ago

Health in the city: how we can cultivate a more humanistic urbanism

Cities are systems in which the people are meant to thrive, but Isthmus creative director David Irwin says the design…

3 years ago

Chasing rainbows: Inside Silo Park’s rainbow machine for little ones

Through Auckland’s summer months just passed, Silo Park was home to a bright yellow machine that faced the sun and…

3 years ago