01 May 2018

Shaping urbanization for children, a handbook on child-responsive urban planning, presents concepts, evidence and technical strategies to bring children to the foreground of urban planning. By focusing on children, this publication provides guidance on the central role that urban planning should play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Guide
08 Oct 2018

Restoration of the Small Creek concrete channel to a more natural waterway, co-designed with the community.

Case study
09 Oct 2018

A design that showcases the potential of disused infrastructure in providing community open space with an integrated stormwater design.

Case study
30 Oct 2018

The need to understand the impact of urbanisation and changing land use on water and solute mass balances in the groundwater underlying urban areas has been increasingly recognised over the past 25 years. Groundwater resources are now included, for example, as part of integrated urban water management (IUWM). Conceptual models for IUWM have recently included:

Literature review
06 Sep 2018

To increase levels of biking while improving safety, cities around the world have started building barrier-protected bicycle-exclusive cycle tracks between the sidewalk and the street. With cycle tracks, the unanswered urban planning issues include whether and where to plant street trees and, if planted, whether the trees in that location provide associated benefits.

Journal article
01 Jun 2018

Unprecedented levels of urbanisation coupled with revolutions in transport, energy, and data technology offer new opportunities to reshape cities. Cities of the future need to be planned strategically to support environmental and social well-being as well as economic productivity. To do so, cities must encourage compact and connected urban growth.

Working paper
21 Aug 2018

This Discussion Paper proposes flood resilience initiatives for Norman Creek, Brisbane. It compiles ideas generated during a research synthesis workshop hosted by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) and Brisbane City Council on the 16th and 17th August 2016.

Discussion paper
11 Sep 2018

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) has developed a Water Sensitive Cities Transition Planning Process to provide strategic guidance for cities and towns wanting to accelerate their transition towards their vision of a water sensitive future. 

Fact sheet
01 Jan 2010

Daniel Toole  is an architect and urban designer. This blog focuses on architecture and urbanism relating to alleyways, laneways, and small urban spaces of all kinds. 

Website
01 Jul 2018

Transportation infrastructure is a significant component of the landscape. The original social network, it connects us to families and friends, jobs and businesses, education and recreation, and is a vital part of the public realm.

Guide
01 Jan 2013

Start with the Grasslands provides guidance for the design and management of native grasslands (both large and small) within the Victorian urban context to maximise environmental and social outcomes.

Guide