Infrastructure Australia Year in Review
As 2016 draws to a close, it's time to look back on what has been a pivotal year in the push for better infrastructure decision-making and...
The Health Costs of Urban Sprawl
Urban sprawl is quite literally sickening according to researchers at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, who found obesity and diabetes rates are higher in suburban areas that...
Will the Cities of the Future be Car-free Zones?
Urban planners and designers in Hamburg, Germany are working on a plan which aims to eliminate the need for cars in the city over the next...
Five Secrets to Building On-Budget
In this article, I am attempting to address some fundamental steps toward commercially successful projects.
Who Should Develop a Construction Industry Strategy, and How?
It's high time an industry strategy was devised for the construction industry, but the questions of who, how and what remain.
Five Principles for Sustainable Communities
The GBCA’s Green Star - Communities National Framework has established five principles to help and encourage the development of new and existing sustainable communities in Australia.
Proposal to Reinvigorate Brisbane Central Station’s Original Spirit
Brisbane City Council has put out a number of transformative ideas as part of its 2013-14 City Centre Master Plan. One of these proposals will see...
River Edge Could Redefine Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
As part of its 2013-14 City Centre Master Plan, Brisbane City Council has released a number of transformative urban ideas, including a revitalisation strategy for the...
Gosford’s Waterfront to be Revitalized
The City of Gosford has launched new rezoning plans to revitalize the waterfront area to include commercial and residential developments.