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Normal is… Traffic, Debt and Empty Houses.
Urban Planning
Wednesday May 15 2019

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.
Urban Planning
Monday April 8 2019

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
Urban Planning
Friday March 22 2019

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
Urban Planning
Wednesday October 10 2018

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
Urban Planning
Friday August 10 2018

Status Shopping is Shaping Our Cities

Personal debt is one of the biggest issues facing our cities.

Sydney Planning: The Best or Nothing
Urban Planning
Thursday July 5 2018

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?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 10 2018

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
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 27 2018

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,...

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up
Urban Planning
Friday March 16 2018

The Gold Coast is All Grown Up

A decade ago the Gold Coast was known for meter maids, schoolies and fish and chips on the beach. A lot has changed.