Reginald Hammond’s prize-winning design for a garden suburb at Ōrākei, Auckland, was based on garden-city planning principles, with curvilinear streets and ample public reserves and amenities. The plan also included ‘city-beautiful’ elements. These included two axial thoroughfares that merged outside a civic centre, and a new university.
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