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Auckland Design Manual

Te Puka Hoahoa mō Tāmaki Makaurau

Building and developing is a complicated process. The Auckland Design Manual explains the importance of good design and helps people understand how to achieve a good design outcome for their project.

What is the Auckland Design Manual?

The Auckland Design Manual is a free guide to support you through the design concept and development phase of your project.

The guide sits alongside the Auckland Unitary Plan.

When and how to use the Auckland Design Manual

The Auckland Design Manual can support you at the key stages in your development process:

There are resources to suit every stage of your design development, such as:

  • inspirational case studies
  • videos
  • residential design guides
  • interpreting residential statutory standards guides.


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