From urban planning to the architecture of the built environment, the structure and function of our surroundings can influence all aspects of human life.
State leadership on emissions reduction is crucial
Victoria aims to cut emissions by 45 to 50 per cent by 2030. But University of Melbourne experts say Australia's Federal Government needs to co-ordinate more.
City climate leadership a model for sustainability
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a global blueprint, but University of Melbourne experts say our cities have a key role in transformative change.
Designing liveable cities for our future climate
The Climate Imaginary exhibit explores works from designers including University of Melbourne to envision better and creative climate futures for our cities
Melbourne’s real-world impact on climate change
A new University of Melbourne initiative brings together multi-disciplinary climate change experts to focus on global solutions here in Australia and beyond.
How our cities should respond to the biodiversity extinction crisis
Globally, many governments have declared a climate emergency, but University of Melbourne research finds cities have a key role in conserving our biodiversity.
Building collective knowledge for action
Community-led research brings together cultural and environmental elements for a unique design collaboration with the University of Melbourne on Olkola Country.
The NGV Triennial explores the necessity of continuity in understanding place and forces us to rethink our urbanity, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The importance of Australia’s Big Things
What’s the point of Big Things like the Big Banana or the Big Prawn? Well, University of Melbourne experts say they’re kitsch fun but they also connect us.
Getting regional development right
A new approach to revitalising Gippsland is centred on place-based leadership and could be used around Australia, say University of Melbourne and RMIT experts