Monthly Archives: March 2011

Summary of the idea and resulting comments

Foreword: I’m really impressed by the quantity of discussion this website has generated. Hundreds of comments added by both convinced and unconvinced people show that people want to be involved in the city’s future even if they don’t agree what … Continue reading

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So what next? How can you help?

Firstly – what a clever lot you all are….fantastic set of ideas and discussion that is very cool to see it evolving in interesting directions. It feels like you have taken ownership of this already which is exactly what we … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the Elevated Garden City idea

Grant shared the Elevated Garden City with me over the phone last week. It immediately sounded pretty cool. In my past professional life I graduated from Canterbury Uni with an hons degree in Geography, and then spent the first 8 … Continue reading

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Christchurch’s Elevated Garden City

The opportunity The 2010-11 Canterbury earthquakes are an opportunity to create something special in Christchurch. Imagine a garden city where we took the Manhattan rooftop garden to whole new level. Given that most people in the CBD will not want … Continue reading

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