Cities contribute more than 80% of global GDP, but how can they attract innovative and sustainable businesses?
The smart city has been the dazzling promise in urban planning for the last 20 years, but is the idea failing?
People working in lower paid but highly essential services cannot afford to live near our city centres.
Cramming cities full of electric vehicles means we’re still depending on cars — and that’s a huge problem
Electric vehicles deserve government subsidies, but there are even better ways to build greener, less car-dependent cities.
This week: Apple’s AirTag release raises platform competition issues, and the trend of suburban retrofitting changes what suburbs are for.
How are cities changing and adapting during the pandemic? We talk with urban geographer Dr Dallas Rogers on how COVID-19 is reshaping urban areas.
China’s rise as a global power is driving new flows of people, ideas and capital between China and Australia. Australian cities need to adapt to this new geopolitical reality.
Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive.
The Greater Sydney metropolis is envisaged as having three CBDs by mid-century, but an assessment of the proposed Central City around Parramatta shows how much work is needed to make that a reality.
In the 70s, Whitlam tried to build new, big cities. But this was too costly. Now the most viable solution for Australia's population woes is to make existing cities bigger.