05 Oct 2018

Australia’s cities face significant social, economic and environmental challenges, driven by population growth and rapid urbanisation. The pressure to increase housing availability will lead to greater levels of high-density and medium-density stock. However, there is enormous political and community pushback against this.

Conference paper
05 Jul 2017

Australia has the highest rate of population growth of all the medium and large OECD countries. But urban planning for this growth is often inadequate.

Article
11 Dec 2018

This document provides a holistic and integrated sustainable development framework for the development of liveable, economically productive, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable cities and communities in China. The framework identifies key objectives and principles to achieve urban sustainability and provides specific guidelines for implementation and performance assessment.

Guide
28 Mar 2019

The idea that urban design should cater for multicultural diversity is not new, but the emphasis on money-based urban experiences raises questions about the role and meaningfulness of public spaces.

Commentary
01 Jan 2017

This paper discusses the significance of urban rail in sustainable development through a number of case studies.

Journal article
07 Jun 2007

Hammarby Sjöstad – a new environmental and ecological city district project

Report
01 Mar 2017

At UrbanGrowth NSW our ambition is to deliver innovative and productive urban places with world class standards of liveability, resilience, inclusion, affordability and environmental quality. We want to create a legacy of sustainable places for future generations.

Website
02 Feb 2014

The Growing Green Guide  has been developed with advice from industry experts and knowledge from academic research, to explain how to create high quality green roofs, walls and facades.

Guide
03 Jan 2017

There is strong evidence for environmental, economic and social benefits derived through the applied methodology of biophilic design. Early data on the impacts of biophilics provides evidence for the significant increase in urban land and property prices as well as the public value of ecosystem services.

Conference paper
19 Sep 2016

This chapter on urban regeneration in Australia explores the current state of play concerning urban regeneration in Australia’s major cities, with particular reference to Melbourne.

Chapter
02 Dec 2015

Foreword: The Architectural Science Association (ASA), formally known as the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA), was established in 1963 with the goal of promoting architectural science, theory, education and practice. A particular focus of ASA is the development, documentation and application of innovative approaches to environmentally sustainable design.

Conference proceedings