New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces
Designers involved in the creation of significant new public buildings and public spaces have new design obligations to consider and integrate into designs.
Who Should Deliver the Western Sydney Airport? Public vs Private
Western Sydney Airport is likely to cost more than $10 billion and take nearly 20 years to complete.
Caution, Construction Cranes Overhead
There have been a few crane incidents recently, and it may be years if ever, before the public details of these are available. Trying to get...
Three Habits to Master When Selling Transport
An increasing number of people are trying to sell the notion of active and public transport.
Public Sector Construction Projects are Lighting up the Sky
It comes as little surprise that a decline in business investment, led by a reduction in mining-related engineering construction expenditure, is providing some headwinds to the...
Four Secrets for Getting Big Impacts from Small Spending
Recently, I spoke at a Council sustainability fair. The half day event, packed full of workshops, masterclasses, presentations, music and food, was attended by thousands of...
Should Communities Be Allowed to Design our Cities?
I’ve often found “public consultation” to be somewhat of a dirty phrase in the development industry.
Are Liveable Cities Finally a Priority?
According to a recent National Australia Bank survey, 99 per cent of Australians think their country is a great place to live and raise a family.
Neglect of Public Restrooms on the Rise
According to a survey that tracks attitudes toward restroom facilities, almost 70 per cent report having a particularly unpleasant experience in a public restroom due to...
Public Don't Trust Finance Workers: ASIC
The new head of Australia's corporate watchdog says the public is losing trust in people working in the finance industry, in a shift that will be...