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Developers Hit Out at Inner Melbourne Planning Restrictions
Business
Monday December 12 2016

Developers Hit Out at Inner Melbourne Planning Restrictions

Property developers in Melbourne have hit out at what they see as a populist attitude on the part of some local councils as moves on the...

Creating Humane and Affordable Cities
Urban Planning
Wednesday May 25 2016

Creating Humane and Affordable Cities

As the world continues to urbanise, the most desirable cities are becoming increasingly unaffordable for average income people. Eye-popping rents in Melbourne and San Francisco, for...

How Can We Stop Urban Sprawl?
Urban Planning
Friday March 18 2016

How Can We Stop Urban Sprawl?

As the population of Australia grows, a critical area of challenge for planners revolves around how to limit urban sprawl.

Heliostats Can Help Overcome Shadowing Concerns
Commercial
Monday June 22 2015

Heliostats Can Help Overcome Shadowing Concerns

With urban density increasing, heliostats are providing opportunities for architects to change the way they design buildings and spaces and overcome traditional development objections based on...

We Cannot Ignore the Downsides of Density
Urban Planning
Thursday May 14 2015

We Cannot Ignore the Downsides of Density

With a population expected to almost double in 50 years and a growing pull toward cities, further densification of the urban environment in Australia is almost...

Double the Apartments, Double the Space
Urban Planning
Tuesday January 6 2015

Double the Apartments, Double the Space

Design firm HASSELL has released a study that demonstrates the potential of urban density in some of the world’s largest cities.