Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.
“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to...
Want More People to Ride? First, Let’s Understand the Process of Change.
Almost every Government and Council has a vision, or plan, to get more people cycling for transport and leisure.
Innovative Design Bogged Down in Planning
“I’ve just been rejected in all my applications for new houses in this council.”
Change Starts with Beliefs and Values
“Australia needs to make ‘a complete shift’ in the way it plans cities” outgoing Infrastructure Australia chief executive Philip Davies told the Australian Finance Review Weekend...
Status Shopping is Shaping Our Cities
Personal debt is one of the biggest issues facing our cities.
Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing
Karl Benz once remarked that he built a great motor car with the axiom “Das Beste Oder Nichts” meaning “the best or nothing,” and it is...
Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.
How the GSC 40-Year Plan Will Reshape Sydney
If the character Marty McFly from "Back to the Future" were to get in a time machine in Sydney and travel forward 40 years to 2056,...