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Wednesday November 14, 2018

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Re-imagining Commercial Office Basement Car Parks
Commercial
Thursday August 9 2018

Re-imagining Commercial Office Basement Car Parks

Take a lift down to the basement at Mirvac’s EY Centre at 200 George Street in Sydney and you see something unusual.

Early Australian Census Predictions
Business
Thursday April 20 2017

Early Australian Census Predictions

The full results from last year’s Census will be released mid-year, and will be subject to the usual frantic efforts to distort and contort evidence in...

Which Urban Transport Scenario Do You Support?
Urban Planning
Tuesday April 4 2017

Which Urban Transport Scenario Do You Support?

Nothing stirs public discussion more than the topic of congestion and the ability to move freely around our growing cities.

Transport: it’s About Relationships, Not Numbers
Infrastructure
Monday March 20 2017

Transport: it’s About Relationships, Not Numbers

How often do people tell you that transport planning is a numbers game? How many people think transit planning is about modelling, data analysis and statistical...

Transport Infrastructure: We Keep Building What We Don’t Need!
Infrastructure
Tuesday October 11 2016

Transport Infrastructure: We Keep Building What We Don’t Need!

Elon Musk is one of the biggest names in transport innovation. He is known for investing ahead of the curve, and predicting needs ahead of time.

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Tackles Transit, Parking, Congestion
Urban Planning
Tuesday July 19 2016

Google’s Sidewalk Labs Tackles Transit, Parking, Congestion

Alphabet, the company formerly known as Google, has created a spinoff company called Sidewalk Labs that aims to improve cities.

Cities Have Potential to Mitigate Climate Change
Urban Planning
Friday July 8 2016

Cities Have Potential to Mitigate Climate Change

According to a recent study, cities have the potential to mitigate climate change by addressing energy consumption. However, the extent of that potential currently is “insufficiently...

Four Secrets for Getting Big Impacts from Small Spending
Buildings
Thursday June 23 2016

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...

Fluorescent Cement Can Illuminate Highways Sustainably
Landscaping
Friday May 27 2016

Fluorescent Cement Can Illuminate Highways Sustainably

A new form of light-emitting cement promises to provide illumination to commuters on highways and bicycle lanes at night without tapping into external sources of energy.