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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...

Collaborative Overload: Proper Planning of Shared Work Spaces
Commercial
Tuesday July 19 2016

Collaborative Overload: Proper Planning of Shared Work Spaces

The open plan office has attracted much research (and criticism) over the years, and focus is now shifting toward collaborative spaces such as activity-based working due...

Do Open Plan Offices Really Deliver Productivity?
Commercial
Monday March 28 2016

Do Open Plan Offices Really Deliver Productivity?

The trend toward open plan offices continues to gather momentum as companies such as Google, eBay, Goldman Sachs and American Express tear down partitions and open...

What Makes Australian Christmas Park Celebrations Unique?
Urban Planning
Wednesday December 16 2015

What Makes Australian Christmas Park Celebrations Unique?

During the Christmas and New Year break, the urban open spaces of Australia’s cities act as ‘centre stage’ for our celebrating and recreation.

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.

The Anatomy of the Health Precinct
Urban Planning
Monday September 21 2015

The Anatomy of the Health Precinct

Kale smoothies in mason jars. Yoga pants over Levi jeans. Fitbit this and Jawbone that. With the wearable tech market off the charts, I thought it...