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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.

Up, Over and Under: Making Space for New Urban Parks
Landscaping
Thursday August 24 2017

Up, Over and Under: Making Space for New Urban Parks

The urgency to accommodate urban population growth is requiring many cities to increase their residential density.

Developing National Urban Policies that Have Meaning
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 6 2017

Developing National Urban Policies that Have Meaning

Reforming urban land use regimes need to ensure that they have the flexibility required for the urbanised knowledge economy and are able to channel development in...

The Truth About Urban Density and Public Health
Urban Planning
Monday May 22 2017

The Truth About Urban Density and Public Health

As recently as 20 years ago, more than two detached houses throughout Australia were approved for construction for every multi-residential dwelling which was approved.

Is Planning Letting Us Down?
Urban Planning
Tuesday February 14 2017

Is Planning Letting Us Down?

With the Australian Bureau of Statistics estimating that the number of people who call Australia home will grow from 22.7 million in 2012 to between 36.8...

How Can We Make Density Work for Everyone?
Urban Planning
Monday January 16 2017

How Can We Make Density Work for Everyone?

A number of seniors living in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy are outraged over the prospect of a 16-storey complex involving 476 new apartments being...

Developers Hit Out at Inner Melbourne Planning Restrictions
Business
Monday December 12 2016

Developers Hit Out at Inner Melbourne Planning Restrictions

Property developers in Melbourne have hit out at what they see as a populist attitude on the part of some local councils as moves on the...

Investors Should Avoid Medium and High Density Apartments
Residential
Friday September 16 2016

Investors Should Avoid Medium and High Density Apartments

Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) chair Ben Kingsley says one and two bedroom units are facing headwinds from potential tenant shortages and large amounts of...

Trailer Parks: An Affordable Housing Solution?
Urban Planning
Wednesday September 14 2016

Trailer Parks: An Affordable Housing Solution?

Housing prices in the world’s most desirable cities are exploding, pricing out even relatively high-income people. Buying a house in Sydney requires a pre-tax income of...