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The architecture challenge: we can make the city we want

Our cities are growing massively but we don’t need tall towers to cope with a rapid rise in housing. Try gentle urbanism instead. A view from Sydney but applicable everywhere.

Clare Cousins architects city shapers

Clare Cousins on why architects need to be city shapers

The debate on the role of architects just ramped up another notch this week, first with a thought piece by Philip Graus, and now Clare Cousins, national president of the Australian Institute of Architects, has her say.

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Amazon dips toes into prefab construction

Amazon is making a play for the prefabricated construction and smart home markets, investing in a California startup that makes prefab homes.

UKO Stanmore co-living

My night in a co-living community in Sydney

Rebecca Dracup from Wood and Grieve Engineers spent a night in UKO Stanmore – Sydney’s newest co-living space – this is what she found

New “green refuge” park planned for Melbourne CBD

Designs for a new “green refuge” urban park in the centre of Melbourne have been endorsed by the Future Melbourne Committee. The Market Street parkland development will be the first…