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How Can We Make Density Work for Everyone?
Urban Planning
Monday January 16 2017

How Can We Make Density Work for Everyone?

A number of seniors living in the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy are outraged over the prospect of a 16-storey complex involving 476 new apartments being...

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...

$45 Billion to Design and Build Egypt’s Next Capital
Business
Tuesday October 25 2016

$45 Billion to Design and Build Egypt’s Next Capital

As soon as it was announced in March of 2015, Egypt’s plan to relocate its capital from Cairo to a plot of desert 28 miles east...

The Implications of Turnbull’s 30-Minute City for Australians
Urban Planning
Tuesday July 26 2016

The Implications of Turnbull’s 30-Minute City for Australians

With the re-anointing of Malcolm Turnbull as Australia’s political head following a razor-thin victory against Bill Shorten, the thoughts of developers and planners will inevitably turn...

High Speed Rail Could Add Eight New Cities to Australia
Civil
Thursday July 21 2016

High Speed Rail Could Add Eight New Cities to Australia

A private development group believes that the construction of a high-speed rail line along the eastern coast of Australia could facilitate the creation of eight entirely new inland cities.

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.

High Speed Rail Could be the Key to Urban Sustainability
Urban Planning
Monday June 6 2016

High Speed Rail Could be the Key to Urban Sustainability

The development of high-speed rail along the eastern coast of Australia could be the key to maintaining the liveability of urban centres in the face of...

Perth City Link Woes Blamed on Barnett’s Overambition
Business
Wednesday June 1 2016

Perth City Link Woes Blamed on Barnett’s Overambition

The opposition has blamed the Barnett government's pursuit of too many inner-city projects simultaneously for the problems plaguing Perth's ambitious urban development plans.

Is Restrictive Zoning Locking up Melbourne’s Middle Suburbs?
Zoning
Wednesday June 1 2016

Is Restrictive Zoning Locking up Melbourne’s Middle Suburbs?

Three years ago, an overhaul of planning rules in Victoria prompted fears on the part of many in the property sector that significant swathes of Melbourne’s...