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Thursday October 18, 2018

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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.

Pocket Parks: Rich Experiences, Small Spaces
Public
Thursday June 1 2017

Pocket Parks: Rich Experiences, Small Spaces

A seemingly insignificant void or underused space in our urban landscape can provide enormous opportunity for the creation of positive community impact.

Have We Lost the Plot for Open Space in Unit Development?
Zoning
Tuesday September 6 2016

Have We Lost the Plot for Open Space in Unit Development?

A multi-unit property development must meet the open space standard (B28) which varies from council to council. The amount of open space is specified in the...

Great Parks need Great Leaders
Landscaping
Wednesday July 6 2016

Great Parks need Great Leaders

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently encouraged the Centennial Park Trust and the NSW Environment Minister to seek National Heritage listing for this significant and...

Better Guidelines Needed to Ensure Green Canopies
Landscaping
Monday June 20 2016

Better Guidelines Needed to Ensure Green Canopies

There are plenty of positive benefits increased green canopies can bring to our cities, highlighting the federal government commitment to increase the urban tree canopies across...

How Millennials Are Changing the Suburbs
Residential
Tuesday June 7 2016

How Millennials Are Changing the Suburbs

As the largest generation worldwide, Millennials are remaking the world in the way the Baby Boomers did before them. One of their most important projects: changing...

Soil Is Key to Healthy Green Cities
Landscaping
Thursday April 7 2016

Soil Is Key to Healthy Green Cities

There is a growing push toward greening cities as a response to urbanisation and climate change. This is because adding trees and other plants to urban...

Reclaiming our Rooftops
Commercial
Tuesday November 10 2015

Reclaiming our Rooftops

With the increasing density of our cities, Australians are starting to rethink how our urban space is configured. With space at such a premium, why is...

Brisneyland: ‘Hard Working’ Urban Spaces for Young and Old
Zoning
Tuesday November 3 2015

Brisneyland: ‘Hard Working’ Urban Spaces for Young and Old

It’s no secret that people in inner urban areas of Australia’s cities are getting very comfortable with the idea of dense vertical living.