News | David Barr Architects’ modular, prefabricated design has won a WA government agency’s competition to design an affordable, sustainable, medium-density housing project.
News | A discussion about urbanism in a ‘post-truth’-era and a tour of Parramatta’s heritage sites are included in the event program for the fourth Festival of Urbanism.
News | An increased proportion of Australia’s housing stock is unoccupied, according to the 2016 census.
News | A report by Randwick City Council has found the NSW affordable housing incentives for developers are not delivering genuine affordable accommodation for those in need.
News | The Queensland government has announced a 10-year plan to deliver an affordable housing program that “hasn’t been done at scale in this country in decades.”
News | Medium-density housing, communal space and discouraging the over-provision of car parking are discussed in new draft housing guidelines released by ODASA.
News | The New South Wales Government has proposed plans to tackle the housing affordability crisis by clearing the way for new homes in greenfield areas.
News | A single-stage competition seeks to generate ideas for affordable medium-density housing options in Queensland.
News | A study of Christchurch, New Zealand found that consumers barely took notice of land hazard risk in their purchasing decisions until the 2011 earthquake.
News | The NSW Minster for Planning and Housing has announced the winners of a national ideas competition to design medium-density housing.
News | People Oriented Design’s The Least House Necessary workshop challenges assumptions about home design.
News | A United Nations report on the financialization of housing has found the role of international finance in housing systems results in “patterns of systemic exclusion.”
Review | From manifesto-like views about how architects and planners are implicated in the current condition of housing in our cities to rare glimpses into the private residences of London’s iconic Barbican Estate.
News | Schored Projects has designed 57 portable and affordable housing units to accommodate some of Melbourne’s homeless population.
News | An innovative new housing project, designed by David Barr Architect, comprises three apartments but appears as a single dwelling.
Discourse | Architect Wendy Lovelace explains why it’s the imperative for housing to accommodate the varying needs and abilities of the Australian population.
News | Two projects in Western Australia could see the German Baugruppen model of cooperative housing introduced in the state.
News | An open ideas competition designed to road test the NSW government’s draft Medium Density Design Guide has been launched.
Discourse | How can Perth meet its targets for residential urban infill, and what role can design strategies play in improving the quality of infill projects?
News | A report has found that developing Perth’s greyfield sites alongside rapid transit networks could save the government up to $94.5 million for every 1000 lots developed, compared to developing greenfield sites.