A planning strategy for Australia’s first multi-city region, home to nearly one in four Australians, is being developed. So what’s the thinking behind creating an integrated network of six cities?
Urban gardens, parks and green walls are crucial ways to tackle flash floods and city heat. But new global research finds its effectiveness varies from city to city.
The coronavirus pandemic will test urban resilience, and we must rise to the challenge, says UNSW professor.
Internationally acclaimed architect, urban designer, UNSW alumna Zhizhe Yu explores a multi-planetary and people-centric approach to high-rise urbanism.
Landscape architect Jungyoon Kim, delivering the latest Utzon Lecture at UNSW, will discuss the concept of 'alternative nature' in highly urbanised cities.
Public toilets are an essential amenity, but most of them aren't places we'd want to visit unless we have to. Christian Tietz asks: What does the failure to provide more restful and inviting places say about us?
UNSW's Dean of Built Environment Helen Lochhead will review major development proposals in south-western Sydney after her appointment as Chair of one of five Sydney Planning Panels.
Amelia Thorpe looks at the increasing popularity of parklets in urban spaces and the role that businesses can play in their development.
In major cities across Australia, there is a stark contrast between lofty planning goals and the sprawling reality on the ground, write Robert Freestone and Stephen Hamnett.
Christine Steinmetz examines a fascinating anomaly that exists in plain view in Santiago, where café con piernas literally translates as coffee with legs.