NSW is developing a planning policy with the goal of creating healthy places. The policy goals need to be embedded in laws and budgets.
UNSW is part of a landmark study examining how future high-density developments can be planned with a focus on healthy living.
Positive design features can make a big difference to the lives of people on low incomes who live in high-density units, write Gregory Paine and Susan Thompson.
An environment that’s supportive of good health and resilient to climate change is the right of all citizens. It makes sound economic, environmental, health and social sense, writes Susan Thompson.
City farming is growing worldwide as people try to reconnect with nature and ease concerns about food shortages. But there's a lot more to be done to make agriculture a viable feature of Australian life.
Creating healthier cities to reduce the pressure on our overburdened health system will be the topic of the Utzon Lecture at UNSW on Wednesday, October 13.
NSW Health officials have launched a new initiative with UNSW planning experts to investigate how to create healthier cities and suburbs.
Staff and students from the Faculty of the Built Environment have once again blitzed a series of design and planning awards.