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Growing the Urban Forest
Environment
Wednesday June 1 2016

Growing the Urban Forest

Climate change, like urbanisation, is happening rapidly. According to multiple government agencies worldwide, 2015 was the hottest year to date, taking over from 2014, and that...

Growing the Urban Forest
Environment
Thursday May 12 2016

Growing the Urban Forest

Climate change, like urbanisation, is happening rapidly. According to multiple government agencies worldwide, 2015 was the hottest year to date, taking over from 2014, and that...

Tall Tower Design Aims to Improve Health
Commercial
Thursday March 17 2016

Tall Tower Design Aims to Improve Health

An urbanising world must include architecture that is designed to enhance well being, but the man-made world of rectangles and straight lines is not known for...

Sydney: The City of Your (and My) Dreams?
Urban Planning
Wednesday September 2 2015

Sydney: The City of Your (and My) Dreams?

I’ve recently found myself lying awake at night, and this insomnia has nothing to do with the usual worries swirling around my head: job security, the...

Realising the Urban Vertical Farm
Green
Tuesday December 23 2014

Realising the Urban Vertical Farm

2014 was a groundbreaking year for vertical greenery.

Cities:  The Engines of Prosperity and Sustainability
Urban Planning
Tuesday December 16 2014

Cities: The Engines of Prosperity and Sustainability

As far back as 1972, former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam noted that “practically every major national problem relates to cities."

Street Furniture Offers Solutions to Homelessness
Landscaping
Thursday July 24 2014

Street Furniture Offers Solutions to Homelessness

Urbanisation and growing density are being largely attributed to the increase of homelessness in cities.

A Six-Point Plan for Australia’s Cities
Urban Planning
Tuesday July 2 2013

A Six-Point Plan for Australia’s Cities

In his book, Triumph of the City, Edward Glaeser argues that “there is a near-perfect correlation between urbanisation and prosperity across nations”.