Author Archives: Julian

About Julian

Julian has been working with web technologies as a systems architect, administrator and software engineer since late last century (1994 to be exact), with Landcare Research, NBCi, RealContacts, Eurekster and most recently YikeBike. He also founded PlanetNZ.com, which hosts the PDA user website PalmHeads, and rugby fan website, RugbyHeads, amongst other things. He has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geography and Information Systems from the University of Canterbury, which attracted him to Christchurch and he has never left.

The concept of Skyways

In a recent comment Mike said, “Daniel has obviously never been to Minneapolis Minnesota in the USA. They solved the weather, connectivity and transportation problems by interconnecting all of the CBD 1st floors…warm in the winter, cool in the summer … 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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