COVID-19 has upturned uses of public spaces that we took for granted. Will shifts in the regulation of these spaces lead to a change in thinking about who “owns” the city?
We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.
Multidisciplinary built environment teams are developing smart street furniture that will improve our enjoyment of public spaces.
An interdisciplinary team from UNSW will give parks and urban spaces in the Georges River area a makeover as part of the federal government's Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.
Amelia Thorpe looks at the increasing popularity of parklets in urban spaces and the role that businesses can play in their development.