Urbanism

Get set for dangerous heat, doctors warn

Doctors are calling for better extreme heat preparedness as record-breaking warm weather over winter raises prospects of a severe Australian summer. Led by former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona…

Australia warned on sea-level rise and extreme weather

The devastating effects of hurricanes, floods and storm surges currently impacting the US, Caribbean, Cuba and Bahamas could soon be felt by Australian cities if we don’t urgently focus on adaptation and resilience.

Town Hall, Sydney City of Sydney CityTalks: Cities taking the Lead.

Australia is suffering climate paralysis, but the prognosis is positive

Australia is a country blessed by the natural resources of the future –  huge land capacity, sun, wind, lithium, cobalt and dysprosium, Christiana Figueres says. These “golden eggs” of prosperity could thrust Australia into a position of geopolitical advantage. So what are we waiting for?

Highway Traffic at Sunset. Tilt Shift Concept Photo. Traffic in Las Vegas Nevada, USA.

Managing and reducing parking congestion through smart technology

Currently there are increasing population levels in Australian cities and a well-known negative impact on the urban environment of a larger population is an increase in congestion, on both major and minor arterial roads.

Australian companies lead the property pack in GRESB, DJSI results

Australian companies lead the global property pack, with Lendlease named most sustainable commercial office fund in the 2017 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), and Mirvac named most sustainable real estate company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).