In the age of terrorism and random acts of violence, who can question the importance of safety? Brent Toderian, for one. The former chief planner of Vancouver, Canada, and urbanist at TODurbanWORKS, Toderian...
An apartment in the once working-class suburb of Grünerløkka, Oslo, will set you back between NOK5 million or NOK6 million (AUD800,000 to AUD 1 million). But once, their owners were handing over the keys and walking out...
Embracing a sustainable way of living may be key to achieving smart cities. Dr Simone Zarpelon Leao, Associate Dean of Built Environment at UNSW, Lisa McLean, CEO of Open Cities Alliance and Davina Jackson,...
As Australia heads to a federal election, there is a perception among some voters that our cities are at breaking point, stretched by congested roads, urban sprawl and a housing market that, even with the price...
In an effort to deliver what the market wants—cheaper and more energy-efficient housing—the construction industry has lost its way. The answer? More oversight and regulation, according to the authors of a new report, lawyer Bronwyn Weir and...
Citizens struggle to engage in the planning process for various reasons, says Tania Davidge, the president of the Our City Our Square campaign that overturned the proposed Apple store in Fed...