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Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 10 2018

Density Vs Sprawl: Which Wins for Sustainability?

To some, compact urban environments offer advantages in putting greater numbers of people within walking or riding distance of transport connections, employment opportunities and local services.

Sprawl Costing Urban Commuters Billions
Urban Planning
Friday June 17 2016

Sprawl Costing Urban Commuters Billions

Commuters in the United States are collectively incurring billions of dollars in extra costs as a result of sprawling nature of the country's leading urban centres.

Melbourne Sprawl Continues to Spread Unchecked
Property
Thursday November 26 2015

Melbourne Sprawl Continues to Spread Unchecked

A record high spike in sales of Melbourne's greenfield lots coincides with calls from both government and academia for curbs on the spread of the city's...

The Health Costs of Urban Sprawl
Urban Planning
Saturday October 10 2015

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...

$50 Million Suburban Tower Approved For Frankston
Commercial
Wednesday February 19 2014

$50 Million Suburban Tower Approved For Frankston

Frankston has fast become a hot spot for dense residential and commercial projects due to its premier waterfront location and projected population growth.

Proper Design Needed to Cope with Growth in Perth
Urban Planning
Wednesday January 8 2014

Proper Design Needed to Cope with Growth in Perth

The capital of Western Australia is the fourth largest city in the country but, according to recent research, Perth’s population explosion will either make it the...

The Hidden Costs of Suburban Sprawl
Urban Planning
Tuesday November 19 2013

The Hidden Costs of Suburban Sprawl

A recent report from the University of Ottawa has outlined the hidden costs of suburban sprawl. According to the study, this form of urbanization will cost...

Is Urban Sprawl Coming to an End?
Urban Planning
Monday October 28 2013

Is Urban Sprawl Coming to an End?

The City of Atlanta, the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States and long a symbol of car-dependent American sprawl, is seeing most of its new...