Tag: Urban planning
Could car parks soon be a relic of the past? Four academics discuss how, in the coming decades, cities will transform car parking wastelands into vibrant activity spaces.
A revised version of The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide lays out plans to increase density while limiting high-rises.
Former US vice president Al Gore will be among the speakers at the Ecocity World Summit to be held in Melbourne in July.
First published in 2016, the Global Street Design Guide argues that the prioritisation of private motorists has made cities around the world less liveable.
New films about urban activist Jane Jacobs and BIG’s Bjarke Ingels to screen at Sydney Film Festival
Citizen Jane focuses on Jacobs, well-known for both her activism and writing on urban planning. BIG Time charts the life of Ingels over a five-year period.
Co-hosted by the Australian Institute of Architects and the Planning Institute of Australia, the panel will bring together leading Australian and international architects.
Demographia’s annual World Urban Areas report is a survey of the size, population and density of every urban agglomeration in the world with a population above half a million people.
The inaugural conference will be held in Melbourne and will look to implement the United Nations’ New Urban Agenda.
The Victorian government has introduced new planning controls for a 42-kilometre stretch of the Yarra River corridor.
An overhaul of the NSW planning legislation will see the role and value of design introduced as a new object of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.
The Greater Sydney Commission has released a draft amendment of its 40-year vision for Greater Sydney and the first 20-year draft District Plans for public comment.
A new book titled Planning for Coexistence? aims to connect urban planners and Indigenous communities and help the two work together effectively.
A discussion of Monash University’s Clayton campus, exploring opportunities and challenges facing the suburban educational hub.
In the most comprehensive urban planning strategy for Sydney in nearly half a century, height limits in parts of the CBD could be lifted to over 300 metres.
The world’s largest tactile street sign network has been launched in Sydney, with braille and raised lettering signs now in place at every signalized pedestrian crossing.
Bennelong Bridge, a privately funded no-car bridge traversing the Parramatta River in Sydney has opened.
The City of Adelaide has launched a holistic design manual to guide the creation of sustainable and attractive public spaces.
Paul Burton, professor of urban management and planning, pens an open letter to the new federal assistant minister for cities and digital transformation.
The Victorian state government has supported 40 recommendations to improve outcomes for Melbourne’s urban renewal precinct.
RMIT researcher Anitra Nelson discusses the importance of environmental justice as Australia’s capital cities expand.