City Planning Blogs
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Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has launched its own click-and-go concept store, where shoppers simply use their smart phone to complete transactions.
The roof of the austere concrete government office 1 Treasury Place will be transformed into a lush landscape to demonstrate how existing buildings can be retrofitted with green roofs to help Melbourne adapt to climate change.
Sydney needs an ambitious tree-planting program in suburban areas to boost human health and provide wildlife habitat, as part of a shift to manage cities as “urban forests”, planning experts say.
The announcement that President Joko Widodo’s government will move Indonesia’s capital to another location, due to the severity of human-induced degradation in Jakarta, highlights a key tension for cities today. In the face of increasingly unsustainable urban environments, do we retrofit existing cities, or relocate and build new cities to achieve greater sustainability?
Australia is one of the most urbanised nations in the world, and our ongoing population growth continues to produce new suburbs on city fringes across the continent. These new suburbs, and the processes that form them, are often contentious.
Seven Australian ‘smart city’ projects from across the nation – including ones from Launceston to Newcastle to Cairns – have been shortlisted as finalists in the annual 2019 IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards.
It’s the peak-hour evening commute, sometime in the future. The train pulls up at Pakenham station. A driverless shuttle bus is waiting to take you home.