urban design

Sydney start-up’s winning ideas for road woes

A Sydney smart transport start-up, Clearways Mobility, has been named as one of five finalists for one of the world’s largest economics prizes. The 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize attracted entries…

man walking street by bare tree

Our cities are losing trees, and our poorest suburbs are being hit hardest

We talk about greening our cities, but new research has found that over the past three years metropolitan areas have lost canopy cover equivalent in size to the city of Brisbane – and it’s our poorer suburbs facing the greatest impacts, often 10°C hotter than more affluent areas.