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Apartments and density: the market logic behind the trends

Higher densities are considered generally more sustainable and there’s a surge in higher density apartment developments in Melbourne and Sydney, with other cities and even regional centres starting to catch…

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Respect for planners is crucial for liveable cities

A few weeks ago, The Fifth Estate covered the burgeoning demand for planners in Australia. As our cities and their populations grow at a rapid pace, it follows that more…

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Green Cities gets buzzed about the future

Biophilia, the rise of 6D BIM and fresh approaches to climate change, reconciliation and wellbeing were the megatrends getting people excited at last week’s Green Cities conference in Melbourne.