Planning

Our favourite cities – by four urban planners

Here, four urban planners name their favourite cities, and explain what makes them special.

Sexism and the city: how urban planning has failed women

We need to have a conversation about sexism and the city. Gender affects all other “vulnerable group” considerations in the cities, where nearly 90% of Australians live.

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Finger pointed at migration as cities struggle to cope 

Population growth restriction – in the form of cutting migration – has made its way from the fringes to the centre of political debate, on Monday night becoming the focus of both 4 Corners and Q&A.

Anna Wiman isometric Sydney

Our cities need a governance revolution

Our capital cities are not just badly governed. They are not governed. We need a governance revolution, argues Tim Williams.

Oslo shows Sydney how an airport city is done

Sydney has announced plans for a “world class” aerotropolis, but Oslo, Norway has now revealed its own airport city, which will be powered entirely by renewables and smart-enabled, setting the bar for what world class actually means.