Over the next two decades Auckland is going to become markedly more dense. A lot of that increased density will arrive in the form of suburban apartments.
A little over a year ago a new civil works alliance named Piritahi was formed to deliver a $750m programme of work over a five-year period.
The people who call Mt Roskill home are helping to shape the community’s future.
Sustainability measures have been ‘baked into’ Hobsonville Point - Auckland’s fastest-growing new township - since its inception ten years ago.
Putting the community at the centre of suburban development in Auckland is essential to creating a sense of ownership and pride of place for residents.
In 2014, HLC ran an experiment. We wanted to see if there was a market for smaller homes. Not just slightly smaller homes, but much smaller.
You only need to look at Hobsonville Point from above to understand the importance of managing water on site.
Northcote residents and students are providing valuable input to the design of the Awataha Greenway so that it becomes a place that is treasured by the community.
Building quality houses is an important part of HLC’s work. But getting people out of those houses and interacting with one another and their environment is crucial to building a sense of community.
A design philosophy that places quality, connectedness and wellbeing at the heart of housing projects is guiding HLC’s development of world-class neighbourhoods in Auckland.
Community spirit and collaboration were the driving forces behind a new weekend ferry service at Hobsonville Point.
Hobsonville Point is emerging as a positive example of how higher density housing can strengthen communities and enhance liveability.
At Hobsonville Point, a number of innovations are underway that aim to deliver more high quality homes for Aucklanders, more quickly than ever before.
Faced with an increasing population, a housing shortage, and rising construction costs, Aucklanders are quickly beginning to embrace density.
More New Zealanders are renting than ever before, and the ranks of ‘generation rent’ are predicted to continue to swell.
HLC’s commitment to delivering affordable homes for New Zealanders has taken two HLC staff as far afield as China.
Increasing the density of our existing neighbourhoods is key to solving Auckland’s housing challenge. But where do we find enough spare land to make an impact?