cities

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The world could be “on the cusp of a return to the Renaissance-style City State,” with two-thirds of our population living in a city by 2050, Business Council of Australia chief executive Jennifer Westacott has told a UNSW audience.

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Some of the world’s brightest students will converge on UNSW this week for a summit on the ideal future city – a multicultural, aesthetic metropolis resilient to climate change.

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Sydney is the inspiration for some of UNSW’s graduating built environment students, whose work is showcased in the exhibition, LuminoCity, opening tonight with a debate 'Will Sydney remain one of the world's most liveable cities?' 

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In the West, approaches to urban development have been justified by their contribution to economic growth rather than to greater justice, according to a leading expert on urban planning.

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A master plan for Australian cities would go a long way to more effectively harness Australia's urban potential, writes Alec Tzannes, Dean of Built Environment. 

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An expansion of concrete and asphalt on the fringes of our cities could see urban temperatures rise by as much as 3.7 degrees, UNSW research shows.

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