Green Star Communities – coming soon to a neighbourhood near you?

After reading BFF’s earlier post on the 20 minute city concept, Brad Crowley got in touch with us from the New Zealand Green Building Council. Brad is Senior Manager, Buildings and Communities at NZGBC. He is passionate about their Green Star Communities programme and was keen to share this with the BFF community. Post-lockdown thereContinue reading “Green Star Communities – coming soon to a neighbourhood near you?”

“The 20-minute city” – The city of the future?

It started in Portland, Oregon. It was picked up by Melbourne. Now it may be coming to a neighbourhood near you. It’s the “20 Minute City” and Professor Iain White is doing his best to bring the idea to Aotearoa New Zealand, via Hamilton.   Iain is an academic, a Professor of Environmental Planning at theContinue reading ““The 20-minute city” – The city of the future?”