Future Christchurch.

My Central City

Join us as we embark on a transformative journey to repair and rebuild Christchurch Council facilities that have been affected by the earthquakes. With a deep commitment to meeting the long-term needs of our community, we are dedicated to restoring and strengthening the 1600 residential, community, and heritage facilities that the Council owns.

Here’s how we’re working towards a brighter future:

  1. Needs Assessment: Conduct a comprehensive needs assessment to identify the specific requirements of our community across residential, community, and heritage sectors. By engaging with residents, community groups, and stakeholders, we aim to gather valuable insights and ensure that the facilities we rebuild are tailored to meet the evolving needs of our vibrant city.
  2. Collaborative Planning: Foster a collaborative planning process that involves architects, engineers, urban designers, and community representatives. By working together, we can develop innovative and sustainable designs that prioritize functionality, accessibility, and community engagement. This collaborative approach ensures that our facilities will serve as dynamic spaces that bring people together and enrich the lives of all residents.
  3. Resilience and Safety: Implement robust engineering and building practices to ensure the safety and resilience of our rebuilt facilities. We are committed to incorporating the latest seismic design principles and technologies, ensuring that our community spaces are resilient in the face of future challenges. The safety and well-being of our residents are paramount, and we strive to create environments that instill confidence and peace of mind.
  4. Heritage Preservation: Pay tribute to Christchurch’s rich history and heritage by prioritizing the restoration and preservation of our significant heritage facilities. Working in collaboration with heritage experts, architects, and historians, we aim to retain the unique character and architectural beauty that defines our city. These restored landmarks will stand as a testament to our past while embracing the needs of the present.
  5. Sustainable Development: Embrace sustainable development practices in the rebuild of Council facilities. Our commitment to environmental stewardship drives us to integrate sustainable materials, energy-efficient systems, and green technologies into our designs. By minimizing our ecological footprint, we are creating a more sustainable and resilient future for generations to come.
  6. Community Engagement: Encourage active community participation throughout the rebuilding process. We value the insights, ideas, and aspirations of our residents and stakeholders. Through public consultations, workshops, and open forums, we will ensure that the voices of our community are heard and that our facilities reflect the diverse needs and aspirations of all who call Christchurch home.
  7. Future-forward Solutions: Embrace innovative and future-forward solutions to enhance the functionality and versatility of our rebuilt facilities. By incorporating smart technologies, flexible spaces, and multi-purpose designs, we are creating adaptable spaces that can evolve with the changing needs of our community. Our vision extends beyond the immediate rebuild, aiming to provide sustainable facilities that will serve future generations with excellence.

Together, let us embark on this journey of restoration and renewal, as we repair and rebuild Christchurch Council facilities. By investing in our community’s future, we are shaping a resilient, inclusive, and thriving city that cherishes its past while embracing the opportunities of tomorrow.

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