New Zealand’s Masterplan to Rebuild Christchurch Housing
The building of 800 homes on spare Riccarton Racecourse land has moved a step forward but is not a done deal.
Parramatta Makeover Options Revealed
Areas on Parramatta Road's fringe will be evolved into creative centres and transport hubs and 50,000 homes will be built as part of a plan to...
Can Growing Cities Have Both Dense Urban Development and Green Space?
Though green space is known to benefit humans and municipalities, the competition for land in urban areas makes meeting the need for such space a challenge.
Looking to the Village for Tomorrow’s City Design
Paris began as bunch of small villages that grew together over time. Could that model be revived as the design for tomorrow’s new cities?
Architects and AILA Differ Over New Botanic Gardens Plan
After the release of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden 25-year redevelopment draft, landscape architects and architects have offered differing views on the plan.
Are Master Plans Dead?
At the recent Planning Institute of Australia’s (PIA) National Congress in Sydney, one presenter was discussing today’s modern city and concluded that ‘Master Plans are dead’....
Barangaroo Construction Ahead of Schedule
Formal construction on the second office building in Sydney Harbour's $6 billion Barangaroo project has begun, with the work set to usher in a striking new...
Barangaroo Master Plan Pilloried as Pandering to Packer
The Barangaroo Delivery Authority has triggered controversy with its latest master plan for the $6 billion development of a major swathe of Sydney's inner city.
Three Australian Urban Designs Earn Top Honours
Three projects, Brisbane’s new Northern Busway (Windsor to Kedron), the upgrade of two Sydney laneways and the master plan to link the Canberra CBD with the...