Kōrero: City planning

Ōrākei garden suburb

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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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl 832.1291gmbd/Re/1925/Acc. 47624

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'City planning - Planning between the world wars', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/25733/orakei-garden-suburb (accessed 26 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 26 Mar 2015