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Tuesday December 11, 2018

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The True Costs of Sprawl
Urban Planning
Thursday October 15 2015

The True Costs of Sprawl

Many parking lots are being replaced by housing, which generates more revenue per acre.

Tips for Designing Safer Cities
Urban Planning
Thursday August 27 2015

Tips for Designing Safer Cities

The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities has created a global reference guide “to help cities save lives from traffic fatalities through improved street design...

Land Supply Shortages are Shutting Out Home Buyers
Zoning
Wednesday July 22 2015

Land Supply Shortages are Shutting Out Home Buyers

The March 2015 quarter report shows price growth accelerating as turnover falls sharply.

Melbourne on Track to Become World’s Densest City
Urban Planning
Wednesday May 27 2015

Melbourne on Track to Become World’s Densest City

Central Melbourne is rapidly transforming into a high-density urban jungle as lax planning regulation permits the unchecked proliferation of multi-storey apartment towers.

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...

Is Sprawl Development Simply Unaffordable?
Urban Planning
Monday March 3 2014

Is Sprawl Development Simply Unaffordable?

Urban sprawl brings about countless costs, both to cities and to the people who live there.

Environment
Apr 10 2018
Kangaroos Become Victims in Victoria Construction Boom

A hundred kangaroos are the latest victims of Melbourne's development boom, trapped between their natural habitat, a new rail line and schools in the state's northeast.

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