As you load up the car boot with shopping bags from your weekly trip to the supermarket, have you ever thought about how the particular supermarket you shop at might affect your health? Two studiespublished this year suggest a link … Continue reading How large shops are making you fat
On my daily walk to work I pass this bus stop ouside Central Station in Sydney. This scene (below) baffles me every day. Obviously the commuters here are sheltering from the wind and rain and maybe lining up for the … Continue reading Planning Fail?
eco– Of or relating to the habitat or environment. –ology The doctrine, theory, or science of a subject. ecology Branch of science concerned with the interrelationships of organisms and their environments, especially as manifested by the natural cycles and rhythms, … Continue reading Reyner Banham, Mike Davis, and the Discourse on Los Angeles Ecology
UNSW Built Environment – https://www.youtube.com/user/unswbuiltenvironment/featured On Wednesday evening April 22, The Australian Graduate School of Urbanism (UNSW Built Environment) and Cox Richardson held the first of a series of City Roundtables as part of a broader initiative to build engagement … Continue reading Urban Conversations UNSW 2015 – The Australian Graduate School of Urbanism
The Ecological Sequestration Trust was formed in 2011 to demonstrate at city-region scale how to create a step change in improving energy, water and food security in the face of the combined challenges of changes of climate, demography and increasing … Continue reading The Big Picture – The Ecological Sequestration Trust
The Design Book: 50 city stories explored brings together projects of all kinds delivered for and with cities around the world. We examine the ideas that … Continue reading Design Book | Arup | A global firm of consulting engineers, designers, planners and project managers
A study has shown that the poor quality of our housing is behind many preventable deaths from the cold in Australia. As we shiver through the first weeks of winter, here’s a fact to give you goosebumps: more people die … Continue reading Australian houses are just glorified tents in winter