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Smart Street Furniture Will Revolutionise the Public Realm
Public
Wednesday May 30 2018

Smart Street Furniture Will Revolutionise the Public Realm

Do you want to know if your city’s park benches or furniture are being used as a social space or for ‘rough sleeping’?

Are We Overlooking Our Streets?
Landscaping
Thursday October 12 2017

Are We Overlooking Our Streets?

Streets are more than just the spaces between buildings, and the way in which our cities are designed can determine just how enjoyable they are.. ...

Connections Are More Important than Ever
Business
Tuesday August 29 2017

Connections Are More Important than Ever

Cities throughout the world are becoming bigger and denser and – in some ways – more and more alike.

What Makes ‘Good’ Infrastructure?
Landscaping
Wednesday August 23 2017

What Makes ‘Good’ Infrastructure?

When one sees pictures of recently completed infrastructure or incomplete projects, still in their very raw state, exposed and scarred, it is understandable that some might...

Urban Design the Key to Getting Density Right
Urban Planning
Friday July 21 2017

Urban Design the Key to Getting Density Right

What did the great philosopher Socrates ponder on? Along with how to be a good person and how to design the perfect society, high on the...

Developing National Urban Policies that Have Meaning
Urban Planning
Tuesday June 6 2017

Developing National Urban Policies that Have Meaning

Reforming urban land use regimes need to ensure that they have the flexibility required for the urbanised knowledge economy and are able to channel development in...

Infrastructure and Housing Investment Must Prioritise Urban Design
Urban Planning
Sunday June 4 2017

Infrastructure and Housing Investment Must Prioritise Urban Design

The federal government recently announced a $75 billion allocation for infrastructure funding over the next decade, with a $1 billion National Housing Infrastructure Facility.

Australia Needs a New Approach to Storm Water Management
Infrastructure
Wednesday October 5 2016

Australia Needs a New Approach to Storm Water Management

With the population of cities such as Brisbane and Melbourne expected to double by 2061, many of our strategies with regard to how we manage our...

Are We Genuinely Engaging with Senior Australians in Urban Design?
Urban Planning
Wednesday July 6 2016

Are We Genuinely Engaging with Senior Australians in Urban Design?

For anyone looking at innovative ways in which the urban design profession in Australia can engage with senior residents about how our urban environment may or...