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While we are all watching the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the question is, if the countries competing in the world’s biggest sporting event were required to also compete in terms of buildings and architects, who would be crowned the 2018 World Cup champion of Architecture?
Would you live in a house made of fungus? It’s not just a rhetorical question: fungi are the key to a new low-carbon, fire-resistant and termite-deterring building material.
Overcrowding is an inevitable and often overlooked result of the affordable housing shortage in our cities.
Increasing numbers of city dwellers live in apartments. This is particularly the case for migrants. And that makes apartment buildings important hubs of multiculturalism in our cities.
The rape and murder of aspiring comedian Eurydice Dixon in an inner-city Melbourne park – while deeply shocking – is part of an avalanche of gendered violence perpetrated against women in cities every day.
A more efficient plan is needed to prevent Sydney and Melbourne from becoming too congested.
Popular opinion has it that MONA, Hobart’s Museum of Old and New Art, is transforming Tasmania. However contrary to hype around this “MONA effect”, the museum’s benefits do not seem to be being shared with Glenorchy, the municipality it is located in.
Our research on the liveability of regional cities in Victoria has identified an important element: liveability in these areas requires fast, reliable and frequent rail connections to capital cities.
What’s the difference between certification, regulation, and law, and what do these differences mean for your company?
Instead of treating the problem as one entity, Agent-Based Modelling looks at modelling the behaviour of each of the smaller elements (agents) within the system.
At certain times of year, intense heat, humidity and the wet season affect liveability, making outdoor activity unattractive and thereby reducing social cohesion.
In a study released this week by the United States Studies Centre, we analysed the success factors of several US airport cities and found parallels that the Western Sydney development could draw on.