Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities
Many Australian planners and politicians seem to retreat back to comfortable European examples of city form when projecting their visions for the growth of Australian cities.
AIIB to Provide Much Needed Asian Infrastructure Funding
Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched a new international development bank seen as a rival to the US-led World Bank at a lavish ceremony.
Solution to Feed Future Cities
There may be a worldwide shift toward floating agriculture as populations rise and the availability of arable soil diminishes.
Australian Architects Look to Capitalise on Emerging Cities
As the world’s emerging cities continue to grow, the opportunities for Australian architecture practices to expand into international markets cannot be understated.
Poor IAQ and the Low-tech, Low-cost Solution
The World Health Organization (WHO) has linked poor IAQ and the inhalation of certain pollutants to a range of cardiovascular and respiratory ailments, including cancer. Tackling...
Asia to See Rise in Asbestos Illness
Poor understanding about the danger of asbestos means it is widely used in Asia and will result in thousands of cases of illness in the next...
Asians ‘Not to Blame’ for Australia Property Prices
Asian investors are not to blame for rising property prices in Australia, says the head of ANZ's Australian operations.
Sydney Real Estate Popular with Asian Investors
Asian property investors are scouring Sydney in search of offices to convert into apartments.
Behind Asia’s Insurance Push into Australian Property
A freeing of regulations in their home countries and a perception of Australia as a good growth economy and a stable place to do business are...