Richard Weller is Winthrop Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Western Australia. His latest book is Boomtown 2050: Scenarios for a Rapidly Growing City and his current research concerns national settlement patterns for a growing population. He is also the Martin and Margy Meyerson Professor of Urbanism and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.
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With Australia’s population set to almost double by 2066, the handwringing over increased density and sprawl will only increase. Yet these circumstances offer architects and urban planners an opportunity for courageous creativity.
As the Australian population surpasses the twenty-two million mark, when do we stop ignoring the important questions?