Australians have a phobia of sitting in traffic and not finding a car park. Shutterstock Jennifer Kent, University of Sydney The technology of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is progressing rapidly, but have we really thought through how they’ll work in reality? In its report...
City fringe agriculture gives farmers unique access to direct markets and provides those living in cities the opportunity to connect with local growers. Foodprint Melbourne Rachel Carey, University of Melbourne; Jennifer Sheridan, University of Melbourne, and Kirsten Larsen, University of Melbourne This...
Two chairs and a sign: FREE Listening Here. With this simple design, a global movement is born and arrives in Australia: Sidewalk Talk. Sidewalk Talk, a global movement of volunteer listeners, started in San Francisco in the autumn of 2014...
If you despair at the ugliness in parts of Melbourne’s CBD, I’ve got good news for you. In fact, no matter what city you live in, the new award-winning Draft Central Melbourne Design Guide will help you to take...
Wednesday 20 November 2018: In a landmark move towards changing planning rules in the CBD, the City of Melbourne councillors unanimously voted in favour of the Draft Central Melbourne Design Guide (see page 128 of the linked document) proceeding to...
Historically, architects have been reluctant to declare their politics, world-renowned architect Alison Brooks said in Melbourne last month. Brooks, who won the 2008 Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize for excellence in architecture, said, “I felt it was really important, at this moment...