Urban development

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Urban planning is now on the front line of the climate crisis. This is what it means for our cities and towns

International climate talks in Egypt known as COP27 are into their second week. Thursday is Solutions Day at the summit. (...)

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Press Release: “An integrated approach to improve the environmental performance of Smart Cities”

The concept of “smart city” has received special attention from researchers and decision-makers worldwide. Despite its increa (...)

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Quality of life in high-density apartments varies. Here are 6 ways to improve it

We’re building a lot of apartments in Australia. High-density precincts are being developed across our major cities. But (...)

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Wildfires in Izmir: a green plan for the city, an urban plan for the forests

After last summer’s massive forest fires in Izmir, Turkey, villagers were afraid their environment might be further threatene (...)

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Apply for European Green Capital & European Green Leaf awards

The prestigious titles of European Green Capital (EGCA) and European Green Leaf (EGLA) are awarded every year to  European (...)

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Indonesia isn’t the only country planning new cities. Why not Australia?

Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to (...)