A New Age of Progressive Suburbanism?
“We are living in a global suburban age. While statistics demonstrate that the amount of the world population in metropolitan areas is rapidly increasing, rarely is...
Trailer Parks: An Affordable Housing Solution?
Housing prices in the world’s most desirable cities are exploding, pricing out even relatively high-income people. Buying a house in Sydney requires a pre-tax income of...
What Do Australians Want in a Home?
In the last few years, the revitalisation of cities has been a fascinating story. It’s usually framed as cities thriving while suburbs founder. A concurrent idea...
How Millennials Are Changing the Suburbs
As the largest generation worldwide, Millennials are remaking the world in the way the Baby Boomers did before them. One of their most important projects: changing...
Better Suburbs Make for Better Cities
Australia’s inner city areas and CBDs are a focus of media and public policy attention, with good reason, but what about our suburbs?
Master Planning the Great Suburban Re-design
The ageing of Australia is becoming a more frequently discussed topic, and so it should.
Australia’s Cheapest Inner City Suburbs
A new report shows that Australia's inner city areas are still host to a number of affordable suburbs despite warnings of overheated housing markets.
Reinventing Suburban Life
While around 80 per cent of Australians live in suburban streets, “we still talk as if suburban equals subhuman”, social researcher Hugh Mackay has observed.
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...