Person

Philippa Howden-Chapman

Case study

Te Ang Maitoro: cooling Kiribati and Samoa

This report puts forward a small number of renewable energy initiatives that have the potential to improve sustainable development and resilience in both countries and strengthen the robustness of their electricity sectors.
Report

A stocktake of New Zealand’s housing: February 2018

This report provides the New Zealand public with a broad overview of the current state of the national housing market and the housing system. This overview takes the form of a series of brief reviews of various housing outcomes and policy areas and backs these...
Journal article

Policy changes: Kiribati migration and settlement

This article examines how policy changes could improve outcomes for Kiribati migrants to New Zealand.
Conference paper

Occupancy inefficiency of larger detached houses

Purpose / Context - New detached houses have been getting larger in New Zealand for several decades. Large houses require more materials to build, and have greater ongoing energy costs than smaller houses built to the same standard. The purpose of this work was to...
Report

The value of urban design: the economic, environmental and social benefits of urban design

The Value of Urban Design aims to establish whether there is a persuasive case for urban design – the design of the buildings, places, spaces and networks (both public and private) that make up our towns and cities, and the ways people use them. Is...