Urbanism

The post-election infrastructure review

The NSW and federal 2019 elections saw the return of Coalition governments. My perspective – from western Sydney – is: Coalition infrastructure policies have been dreadful, Labor’s offerings weren’t any better.

 Save Our Suburbs rejects Posh Sydney label

OPINION: Philip Bull’s article “Posh Sydney says No to density” incorporates an inaccurate, emotive attack on me that requires a response.

Lack of density in posh Sydney – it’s a thing

Posh Sydney says No to density – it’s a thing

There is an abundance of self interest in the collaboration between the Save Our Suburbs crowd and developer lobby The Urban Task Force – in furious agreement to stop medium density in middle ring leafy suburbs. But why? And is it fair?

Your garden could help restore stream ecosystems

Returning this rainwater to our gardens could help ensure ecological flows continue. Even in drought conditions, this minor water diversion could help replenish local streams and maintain their ecosystems.

online tool to help urban planners drop the heat

An online tool to help urban planners drop the heat

As temperatures rise in our cities and the urban heat island effect intensifies, there’s never been a better time for a new tool that helps planners visualise possible techniques to reduce heat levels in our cities.

How to love our green open spaces and help them grow

How to love our open green space and help them grow

Not many people in the community know how to make a case for better green space nor who to approach to make this happen. Now a new large scale research project from the 202020 Vision program has come up with a community engagement kit that can change this..