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.
News | The City of Sydney has raised concerns over a New South Wales government plan to redevelop Waterloo Estate.
News | Buildings awaiting development in Melbourne’s CBD could soon be used to provide temporary housing to the increasing number of homeless people on the city’s streets.
Discourse | A survey of Kerstin Thompson Architects’ house typologies conducted by the practice presents some design considerations for the single house of the future.
News | Wilson Architects and Partners Hill have won a competition to design a $250 million student housing project that “disrupts” the conventional model.
Discourse | Voluntary guidelines designed to make Australia’s housing more accessible have failed. Is it time to regulate?
News | The University of New South Wales has launched a Master of Urban Renewal and Housing to start in 2016.
Review | A recent Open House event highlights Brisbane’s burgeoning housing challenges, while offering some hope for solutions.