Scenarios

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The four scenarios featured in the engagement are provided on this page. You can still use the application below to explore each of the scenarios.

The overview section shows examples of what we mean by 'low', 'medium', and 'high-density' housing.  The other sections take you to each of the four scenarios.  Each one includes an explanation of what's involved and the trade-offs.

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If you are having trouble viewing the scenarios in the story map above click here to view them in a web page.

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Background on scenarios

To inform the development of the four scenarios, we engaged Beca Limited to first develop a set of preliminary scenarios to help understand the opportunities and constraints to accommodating growth in different parts of the City. We developed four deliberately contrasting scenarios  and evaluated the outcomes of each on a range of topics such as housing choice, transport, natural environment, and natural hazard risk. These preliminary scenarios were then refined further into the four growth scenarios above. For more information on these preliminary scenarios see the report below.


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