Useful links for design competitions

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Breathe competition

Competition website

Christchurch City Council draft Central City Plan with original housing showcase proposal

Christchurch City Council Share An Idea and 48 hour design competition

Other design competitions

Portland courtyard design and build competition

REGeneration: an Intergenerational Living competition

NZIA architectural design competition


Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment - information for builders, trades and developers

Urban Design Toolkit

Simple MoU templates

Rating and assessment tools

Example of use of neighbourhood survey in Hobsonville Point Sustainability Report

Build Back Smarter building design guides

Inspiring developments

Hobsonville Point, Auckland, New Zealand

Christie Walk Eco-City Development, Adelade, Australia

Earth Song Eco-neighbourhood, Auckland, New Zealand 

Sustainable City Development, Malmö, Sweden

Dockside Green, Victoria BC, Canada

Southeast False Creek, Vancouver, Canada

Mount View Heights, Victoria BC, Canada

Westhills, Victoria BC< Canada

High Point, Seattle, United States

More information on medium density design in North America from Beacon’s study tour


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