city planning

Congested traffic on the M1 highway

Our survey found strong opposition to Australian megacities, with most people preferring population growth to be in satellite cities and rail hubs outside the capitals.

Urban development

Building underground can solve problems for city planners, but UNSW expert Dr Asal Bidarmaghz warns that planning is needed to ensure subterranean solutions are sustainable.

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When public space just isn’t doing its job, the public will take matters into their own hands.

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Tonight I’ll be having new cycling lanes with a side of bike parking.

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In many countries, city-shaping mega-projects are generally overseen by local government, but in Australia state governments often step in and exclude council and community representatives from the process.

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The problem in fast-growing Sydney isn't too many people, it's too many cars, says a UNSW urban design expert.

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For two decades, a competitive design process pioneered by Sydney City Council has been transforming the city skyline and, new research shows, raising standards as it goes.

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Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.

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Leading geospatial scientist Sisi Zlatanova is joining UNSW to head a research centre that will produce 3D digital maps of Sydney's buildings and infrastructure.

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Cities and their residents’ needs in public space have changed, but the type and function of the furniture are stuck in the past, writes Christian Tietz.

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