Urbanism

Property’s “Elon Musk” moment on climate data

It was a bit like South Australia’s Elon Musk moment, for the built environment. There was the Insurance Council of Australia’s chief executive Rob Whelan on Wednesday morning being interviewed…

Russia and US’s new “axis of fossil fuels”

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said last Friday that the Russian leader is keen to meet with US President Trump. When they meet you can bet that high…

Plan Melbourne: density and heritage come into conflict

Critics are concerned Plan Melbourne’s renewed push for development in activity centres combined with reformed residential zones will damage the city’s distinctive heritage. Key changes to residential zones, which came…

Green Cities: Penny Sharpe on three ideas for better density

Green Cities: Penny Sharpe hit a note at Green Cities with her presentation at the Density Done Well segment on Day 1. Most striking was the inside knowledge of community…