Urban issues with Matthew Bradbury

Matthew talks to Kathryn about Garden Cities, how they’re designed and the urban movement that supports them. Healthy Water has developed a plan to build 12 new flood detention parks along urban awa. The next step is to ensure that the construction of new housing doesn’t exacerbate future flooding. Matthew says a good example is post-war housing built in Freeman Bay’s Western Park. Star Block provides more concentrated housing while leaving the surrounding park to both absorb runoff and let flooding from the nearby park run through the grounds.

Matthew Bradbury is an Associate Professor, leader of the Landscape Architecture Programme at the  School of Architecture  Unitec Te Pukenga

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