Migration is a natural human phenomenon, but not one that organisations in the built environment
In Sydney and Melbourne, the squeeze is on. Population is booming; house prices are still
Park benches, well-maintained lots, planters full of bright flowers, lamp posts — these are public
China is no stranger to contemporary architecture that boggles the mind or appears to side-step
There are few more telling signs of conflict in urban spaces than calls to send
Peter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings.
When authorities decide that an area of the city is “not safe”, the usual response
Modern urban planning first came about to improve industrial cities that had become unsafe, unhealthy
The plane crash at Essendon Airport last week shows the folly of allowing runways to
By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in mega-cities. How
Long before America’s current urban revival, the Strip was ditching its streetside car parks for
In any debate on new construction in our urban centres you are likely to hear
This group advocates designing cities with emotional well-being in mind. The Tokyo-based psychiatrist Layla McCay
The creative industries – ranging from game development to architecture, media, design and the arts
One pedestrian is killed every two days on Australia’s roads, the majority in metropolitan areas.
National Art School (NAS) interim director Michael Lynch has committed to defending its continued independence
The federal government’s recently released Smart Cities Plan is built on three pillars: smart investment,
The suburbs were the urban living format that defined Australian cities in the 20th century.
The New South Wales government is imposing an anti-urban legislative and development agenda on Sydney.
In debates about urban density we often find comments about buildings being too tall or
Neighbourhoods as “battlefields”, “sardine city”, traditional suburbs as “threatened species” and urban hubs as the
City planning has many approaches that have been used to enable better economic, social and
For residents of Australia’s cities, federalism means state governments have the right to assert what
Are great places created, or do they just happen? This question is receiving a great
Architects, urban planners and government policymakers often aspire to make Australian cities more like Copenhagen.
Across the United States thousands of once thriving working class neighborhoods are boarded up, but
Gil Penalosa wants you to act now. So it’s a good thing that when he’s
Cities are frequently at the front line of innovation when it comes to addressing the
As traffic congestion continues growing in urban areas, more and more cities have realized that
We don’t always have to build up to fit more people into a city. Vancouver
Cities are complex systems. One visible artery of the city is traffic – the cluster
Tragically, another young life has been lost in an alleged one-punch assault, this time in
The Commons apartment building in the inner Melbourne suburb of Brunswick has won swags of
“Future cities, where infrastructure adapts to our needs, offer an enticing prospect.” But who is
To mark the 50th anniversary of close bilateral ties between Singapore and Denmark, the two
The world’s population is becoming increasingly urban. Sometime in 2007 is usually reckoned to be
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has created a new ministry for cities and the built environment.
MIT wants to make transportation planning more transparent—and a bit more fun. MIT researchers unveiled
Back in 1839, public health expert J F Murray published his article The Lungs of
In some ways, is a rejection of wonk — a way to show and not tell.
With its broad strokes of thinking and long-term implementation, urban planning isn’t the most exciting
“How do some of the most successful, leading cities in the world solve their problems?
Communities both big and small are having a sustainable makeover in order to reduce energy
From Songdo, South Korea to Lavasa, India via Egypt’s unnamed new capital, everywhere you look
People need public spaces in bad times as well as good. Public spaces are very
The world’s cities are sprawling over their boundaries, fragmenting into smaller parts run by competing
There are many ways to map a city: a basic street map, a neighborhood breakdown,
INFRASTRUCTURE IS VITAL, BUT TOTALLY BORING. ONE CHICAGO AGENCY TRIES TO SPICE THINGS UP WITH
Much of my life’s work is based on the optimistic assumptions that people are basically