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The Economic Value of Public Spaces and Parks
Landscaping
Tuesday November 8 2016

The Economic Value of Public Spaces and Parks

Cities hold the economic key to the future of the global economy.

Privatisation Undermines Urban Living Standards
Urban Planning
Monday June 20 2016

Privatisation Undermines Urban Living Standards

The encroaching privatisation of key urban spaces that have traditionally been part of the public domain could undermine the quality of life as well as charm and allure of some of the world's leading cities.

Ground Breaks on Sydney’s New Convention Centre
Commercial
Tuesday June 3 2014

Ground Breaks on Sydney’s New Convention Centre

Ground has broken on work associated with the building of a new convention and entertainment centre which is set to form a key part of the...

Parklets to Increase Urban Social Spaces
Urban Planning
Monday October 14 2013

Parklets to Increase Urban Social Spaces

The concept of turning urban parking spaces into social parklets is gaining popularity in several cities worldwide. Parklets are usually made up of a few car...

Gender Mainstreaming Reshapes City Landscape Designs
Urban Planning
Tuesday September 24 2013

Gender Mainstreaming Reshapes City Landscape Designs

Vienna, the world’s second most livable city, is shaking up the way city landscapes are designed by focusing on equal rights for men and women to...

Public Opinion Sought in Design of Old Royal Adelaide Hospital
Public
Monday September 16 2013

Public Opinion Sought in Design of Old Royal Adelaide Hospital

Public opinion is being sought regarding the final six design proposals for the site of the old Royal Adelaide Hospital once it relocates in 2016.

New Considerations For Australian Urban Space Design
Urban Planning
Thursday September 12 2013

New Considerations For Australian Urban Space Design

Effective design of urban social space helps to reduce antisocial behaviour and criminal activity in the area while promoting a sense of community and safety.

Making the Most of New York’s Underpasses
Urban Planning
Wednesday July 17 2013

Making the Most of New York’s Underpasses

During the mid-20th century a large transportation system was built in New York, including bridges, elevated highways and rail lines all across the city.

Aesthetic Foodscape Design For Australian Food Security
Urban Planning
Friday July 12 2013

Aesthetic Foodscape Design For Australian Food Security

There is an urgent need to change society's approach towards landscaping to include edible crops in order to accommodate growing populations and combat food insecurity.