With interest peaking at the launch of Sunfield, Stuff has written a piece on this new sustainable neighbourhood design.
Sunfield – a “carless” neighbourhood two minutes from Papakura Station – will knock 20 per cent off the average cost of Auckland housing by building fewer roads, developers say. The 5000 homes in the Winton development won’t have driveways or garages. But residents will be able to take advantage of an electric shuttle service, when they’re not walking or biking. Following the sustainability principle that people should live no more than 15 minutes from their daily needs, the neighbourhood will also contain offices, shops, cafés, parks, a supermarket, a private hospital, two schools and three retirement villages...
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With few roads, a new development offers cheaper Auckland housing | Stuff.co.nz