David Mitchell is an Auckland architect and NZIA gold medallist, well known for his work on University of Auckland School of Music and Te Uru Contemporary Gallery. He was involved in the early master-planning of the inner Viaduct Basin in the early 1990s.
The America’s Cup is going to sharpen up the city’s thinking about the waterfront, right? Like, why are there cars parked on Te Wero Island when there’s a perfectly good council car park building just over the road? Here’s a proposal from architect David Mitchell and pressure group Urban Auckland.