The Case for Less Planning – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property
Many impressive parts of our cities were built before complex town planning regulations were developed. The world could use more of this kind of character.
Beautiful Architecture Positively Affects Human Health | Architecture . Construction . Design . Engineering . Property
The first comprehensive, nationwide plan to fix Australia's buildings' energy use and greenhouse impact has been launched as Zero Carbon Australia.
New Trends Leaving the Grey Cities of Yesteryear Behind – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property
The planet is urbanising rapidly, and urban planning has never had more to offer growing cities. Several trends in urban planning are creating great cities.
10 Attributes of the Living Precinct – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property
Landscape architects must play a leading role in helping people reconnect with nature through the development of living precincts.
Walkable Neighbourhoods Make for a Healthier Melbourne – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property
The creation of walkable neighbourhoods that are more amenable to navigation by foot could help boost the health of residents and reduce medical costs.
Five Emerging Green Communities Trends to Watch – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property
Tactical urbanism has taken a foothold. Urban agriculture is flourishing. So what’s next?
New York City loses pay phones (but gains so much more)
New York’s pay phones are vanishing, but nobody will miss them. The replacements that Qualcomm is helping develop will provide everything from free phone calls to gigabit Internet. Learn how the whole project is not only free to taxpayers, but will generate hundreds of millions in city revenue.
The myths of infrastructure sustainability
Engineers Australia (EA) Sustainability Policy states that its members “are committed to creating and delivering outcomes that will ensure the long-te...
Urban Mobility – What Does the Future Hold? – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property
As cities get denser, where are the challenges and opportunities in helping people get from point A to point B?