Where to share ideas for Christchurch and Canterbury

Rebuilding Christchurch | one brick, one word, one city:
http://rebuildingchristchurch.wordpress.com/ (James Dann) launched in September 2010.

Rebuild Christchurch Ideas Lounge | One Brick At A Time:
http://rebuildchristchurch.co.nz/rebuild-christchurch-ideas-lounge (Deon Swiggs) launched 4 September 2010.

Before After http://www.beforeafter.co.nz/ (New Zealand Institute of Architects) a discussion series launched along with an exhibition at Christchurch Art Gallery (12 February – 20 March) – this closed early due to the 22 February earthquake. Explores the built environment and seeks to engage the public in identifying opportunities to create a better and more liveable region after the Canterbury Earthquake.

Urban Design Forum | Members Only Discussion Board
Urban design needs to be at the core of the re-building of Christchurch. While at the scale of the city, urban design ideas are likely to shape larger interventions, it is the site-by-site process of rebuilding where urban design principles could have their most lasting impact on the quality of the city that will emerge from the rebuilding process, particularly the quality of its streets, public spaces and neighbourhoods.

Other Links:
Canterbury Heritage http://canterburyheritage.blogspot.com/
Christchurch Modern http://www.christchurchmodern.co.nz/

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


Filed under Architecture, Construction, Design, Economics, Geography, Heritage, Inspiration, People, Project management, Site, Town planning, Urban design

3 responses to “Where to share ideas for Christchurch and Canterbury

  1. Elizabeth

    ### 3news.co.nz Sat, 26 Mar 2011 9:46a.m.
    $250 million kick starts Christchurch rebuild
    ASB Bank today announced a $250 million package for earthquake devastated Christchurch offering interest free and discounted loans, aimed at kick-starting the rebuilding of the city. The package was aimed at stimulating the Christchurch economy, local businesses and community groups and was part of the largest disaster recovery and rebuild programme to be supported by the bank in its 164 year history, ASB chief executive Barbara Chapman said. NZPA
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    • Elizabeth

      ### 3news.co.nz Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:12a.m.
      Quake rebuild chief likely to be named tomorrow
      The head of the Government’s new body to manage Christchurch’s recovery from last month’s earthquake is expected to be named tomorrow. NZPA
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      • Elizabeth

        ### ODT Online Wed, 30 Mar 2011
        1000 evacuees visit Christchurch ’embassy’
        By Allison Rudd
        An estimated 1000 Christchurch evacuees have passed through Dunedin’s “Christchurch Embassy” since it was established a month ago, one of the co-ordinators says. But that was only a small proportion of the evacuees who had been sheltering or who were still sheltering in the city, Dunedin Council of Social Services executive officer Sue Russell said yesterday.
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