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New Zealand’s Masterplan to Rebuild Christchurch Housing
Zoning
Monday November 24 2014

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
Urban Planning
Sunday November 23 2014

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?
Landscaping
Thursday April 24 2014

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
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 22 2014

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
Landscaping
Monday April 14 2014

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?
Urban Planning
Thursday March 27 2014

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
Urban Planning
Tuesday December 17 2013

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
Urban Planning
Tuesday November 12 2013

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
Urban Planning
Friday August 23 2013

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...