Unlocking Social Value Through Urban Renewal
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the area around False Creek in the Canadian city of Vancouver underwent a transition through which new residential towers...
Queensland Calls for Feedback on Strata Law Overhaul
Restrictive laws which require 100 per cent agreement before strata schemes can be terminated could be amended and new powers could be granted to owners corporations...
The Collaborative Governance Greatest Hits
Collaborative governance may sound like little more than a buzz phrase, but it can be a valuable tool in bringing about effective urban regeneration.
Phytoremediation: Using Plants to Remediate Land
As architects delve further into sustainable design methods, the use of plants to remediate contaminated urban landscapes is growing.
They Built a Green City, See What Happened Next…
The famous American author and political activist Helen Keller once said, "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
Unlocking the Development Potential of Infrastructure Sites
Our cities are dotted with ‘grey field’ infrastructure sites, which are left undeveloped despite being in prime urban locations. So how do we unlock their potential?
Urban Redevelopment’s New Civic-Public-Private Partnership
In June 2014, EcoDistricts completed an 18-month process of researching, designing and procuring its next generation pilot projects that would help advise and test a new...
AIA’s First Architect in Residence Announced
Spanish architect, Dr Carmen Fiol-Costa has been awarded the inaugural Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) Droga Architect in Residence.
Lend Lease to Remake Last Major Site in Melbourne Docklands
Construction giant Lend Lease is set to remake the last major site in Melbourne’s signature Docklands area after signing an agreement with the Victorian state government...