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How Women In Urbanism is pushing for more inclusive New Zealand cities

City crafting

How Women In Urbanism is pushing for more inclusive New Zealand cities

The statistics don’t lie: the bulk of the those that are designing living and urban spaces in New Zealand cities are men – but the times are changing. Globally, there is a conversation taking place on what cities would look like if equal weighting was given to all of its citizens in the design process. We spoke with Women In Urbanism, a recently formed organisation in Aotearoa, about how it's aiming to give a voice to those who don’t fit the pale and male image that dominates the architecture and engineering fields.

Architecture/Design

More than bricks and mortar, tertiary institutions shape the way students learn, how they perceive their experience, and influence the way students relate to their environment. Building a learning space is as much waxing philosophy as it is creating function, and marrying a transport hub with the Manukau Institute of Technology has been an endeavour unlike anything before.