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  1. 15 January 2024 - Design

    ‘Forcing’ workers into the office misses the point

    In 2024, there's still a place for physical workspaces but employers need to think carefully about when and how to use them, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 22 November 2023 - Design

    Five ways retrofitting cities can help decarbonise our future

    Construction is a huge source of carbon pollution. Retrofitting existing infrastructure is cleaner and has multiple benefits say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 6 October 2023 - Science Matters

    When it’s hot in the city, let green spaces do the sweating for you

    Where you live determines access to the benefits of urban green spaces, but that shouldn’t be the case with better design, says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 5 September 2023 - Design

    How disinformation is undermining our cities

    Disinformation is a modern reality, sowing division in communities – but it's also affecting our cities’ ability to function says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 15 June 2023 - Design

    ‘Invisible’ infrastructure is the background to our modern lives

    They are critical to urban life, but we don’t often think about infrastructures. We should, says a new book from University of Melbourne researchers

  6. 2 March 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    Creating digital twins to save our cities

    Digital technologies that allow experts to recreate and predict future city environments are key to sustainable urban design, say University of Melbourne expert

  7. 9 February 2023 - Design

    Upholding the human rights of Manila’s urban poor

    University of Melbourne researchers and grassroots networks in Manila are supporting the health and livelihood of the ‘urban poor’ for a post-pandemic recovery

  8. 29 August 2022 - Design

    Planning a sense of place

    An informal settlement in Iran provides an insight into the politics of place in cities for the most marginalised people, says University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 10 August 2022 - Design

    Seeing the invisible vulnerable in our cities

    The Global South’s urban poor are often displaced and excluded from the processes and places which determine their lives, say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 5 July 2022 - Design

    Australian cities failing on walkability

    International study shows Australian cities designed around cars not walking, hampering bid to boost physical activity, says University of Melbourne researcher