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Future Design Series: Sustainable Transport and Mobility

Future Design Series: Sustainable Transport and Mobility

Can we all agree that transport is the nerve center of human activity? It literally determines the success of business activities, a city and the world in general. Think of it this way, transportation determines whether people can have access to other sustainability efforts. It enables communication, trade and other forms of exchange between peoples...

Liveable Cities Conference 2018

Liveable Cities Conference 2018

Now in its 11th year, the two-day Liveable Cities Conference will be held on 16 – 17 July 2018 at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park. The conference will continue to explore the liveability of Australia’s metropolitan and regional urban centres, with an emphasis on who is leading the renewal, the importance of collaboration and co-design and what...

10 Innovative Ways Cities Can Incorporate Sustainable Design

10 Innovative Ways Cities Can Incorporate Sustainable Design

The argument on the need to make cities sustainable is long passé. What is important at this point is to determine how — as megacities continue to boom and choke from overpopulation, traffic congestion, pollution, diseases, disasters etc. The United Nations predicts that by 2050, cities the world over will be hosting as much as...

9 Reasons Why You Should Be Planting More Trees in Your Urban Street

9 Reasons Why You Should Be Planting More Trees in Your Urban Street

Everyone knows trees provide shade, and it beautifies our landscape. But it has been noticed over the years, that tree canopy in cities have decreased. Large trees are cut-off and replaced by smaller species. There younger replanted trees struggle to reach maturity due to the paved surroundings around them. It’s not an easy life for a...