Racial Cleansing In Sydney’s Inner West – First The Block, Now Waterloo

The Baird Liberal Government Seize Their Chance The announcement that Waterloo will be the site of Sydney Metro’s 31st station, winning out over Sydney University heralds a death knell for the infamous Waterloo towers (sometimes called the Suicide Towers). While … Continue reading Racial Cleansing In Sydney’s Inner West – First The Block, Now Waterloo

In defence of ecovillages: the communities that can teach the world to live sustainably

What types of communities do the best job of living with a minimal impact on the planet? I asked myself this question when I read a recent article on The Conversation, which argued that even if everyone on Earth lived … Continue reading In defence of ecovillages: the communities that can teach the world to live sustainably

Revealed: the Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building Certification in 2015 [infographic]

There are LEED projects in more than 150 countries and territories, representing every continent except for Antarctica. LEED is being used in highly industrialized nations and newly developing ones, and LEED is helping to demonstrate the enormous power and potential … Continue reading Revealed: the Top 10 Countries for LEED Green Building Certification in 2015 [infographic]

Urban Design and Interior Design and Terminology | Sustainable Cities Collective

It has been said that Central Park is New York’s “living room.” New technology firms and 21st century schools compete in creating collaborative workplaces forming “neighborhoods” connected by “streets” leading to “commons” or “town squares.” Flexibility and adaptability are king, … Continue reading Urban Design and Interior Design and Terminology | Sustainable Cities Collective