News | The shortlist for a competition to design public housing in Perth that will generate variety, equity and affordability has been revealed.
News | The Queensland government has announced the winners of its Diversity and Density Done Well ideas competition.
Projects | Emblematic of a generational shift in thinking about housing, this development of three apartments by David Barr Architects is an example of affordability by design.
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 | 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 | The federal government’s “comprehensive plan to address housing affordability” has been cautiously welcomed by some and left others unconvinced.
News | “Structural impediments” in housing policy and supply are stopping the “trickle down” housing effect.
Discourse | Andrea Sharam looks at the “deliberative” development model and the financial barriers that can prevent it from flourishing, sharing architect-designed Australian examples spanning three decades.
Discourse | The pressure on housing in Australia’s cities shows no sign of easing. Could we soon see a mass ‘flight’ from our biggest cities to secondary cities?
Discourse | Ahead of the 2017 federal budget, which is expected to contain measure to improve housing affordability, ArchitectureAU looks beyond the fiscal policy debates and asks what can architects do?
Discourse | Australian Institute of Architects National President Ken Maher’s address to federal politicians on the critical role of architecture in delivering affordable living.
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.”
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.
News | Two projects in Western Australia could see the German Baugruppen model of cooperative housing introduced in the state.