The urban landscape is plagued by a commitment to growth at all costs, write University of Melbourne academics Brendan Gleeson and Samuel Alexander in their latest book. The following extract was published with their permission.
Is it sound or noise? The answer sometimes depends on your perceptions but noise is now widely regarded as a health issue, not merely an annoyance.
Co-working company WeWork, recently rebranded as The We Company, is branching out again from real estate management and into the smart cities space, with plans to use data to solve urban problems.
News from the front desk – Issue No 403: Regional and rural communities have a problem with silos – not the kind that store grain, but the policy kind.
Almost 90% of New Zealand’s population is urbanised. Getting policy right for towns and cities will be crucial for the new Labour-led coalition government.