Long Bay Masterplanning & Urban Design - Construkt Architects Ltd | ArchiPro

Long Bay Masterplanning & Urban Design

A new community to house up to 3,000 residents on a 176 hectare coastal site adjacent to Long Bay Regional Park in Auckland.


Key Design Attributes

  • A spine road through the centre of the developed area
  • A central heart – a village focus for mixed use development and public transport
  • A highly connected street layout and hierarchy
  • Modest sized perimeter blocks, served by pedestrian friendly street network
  • Building forms that front streets, reinforcing sense of community and place making 
  • Important natural land forms and features are reinforced
  • The movement network is connected to the wider area
  • Open space for amenity and functioning ecological system
  • Low impact design, optimal lot orientation and full storm water treatment train approach where possible


Construkt’s involvement

  • Developed master plan for entire site to inform Council’s Structure Planning process
  • Built form matrix to assist formulation of development controls
  • Expert witness evidence for Environment Court
  • Detailed Precinct Plans for all 3 precincts
  • Integrated housing studies to accompany Subdivision Consent
  • Design guidelines for first stage
  • Architectural design of Sales cafe and pump station
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