Living, working and playing in the one neighbourhood has often been touted as the ideal outcome for well-planned cities.
The federal government’s new A$688 million HomeBuilder package might protect residential construction jobs but it’s a missed opportunity to deliver sustainability benefits that would save owners money in the long run.
As we’ve been living more closely with families and housemates through COVID-19, the more intensive ways we’ve used our houses has perhaps exposed some of their shortcomings.
As coronavirus restrictions continue to ease, one of the key challenges we face is how to deal with people moving around a lot more.
As we emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns, it is timely to reflect on how the design of our neighbourhoods and the ways we interact with them affect our lived experience.
With almost 60% of Australian renters impacted by COVID-19, many are looking for ways to ensure they present their rental application in a positive light.
One of the many challenges of recovery will be to build on the momentum of the shift to more sustainable practices – and transport will be a particular challenge.
People bring cities to life. They interact, work, socialise and travel. Without this, cities are just collections of buildings and infrastructure. This relationship is now on hiatus all over the world.
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