Stuck in the past: Overhauling the governance of Australia’s cities
Australia needs fresh metropolitan governance to tackle complex issues, but a University of Melbourne expert says that's already happening in cities overseas.
How is commuting changing us?
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, David Bissell discusses how commuting is transforming our cities and our lives.
How commuting is transforming our cities
A new book, Transit Life, by a University of Melbourne academic explores how the experience of our daily commute are transforming life in our cities.
Does it pay to improve your home's efficiency?
University of Melbourne researchers have shown how long it will take homeowners to 'pay off' energy efficiency retrofits in 31 local government areas.
Australia’s top 10 iconic architectural sites
Architecture can define a nation. Ten of the University of Melbourne’s top architectural experts explore some of Australia's most iconic designs.
Taking back our cities from advertisers
Soon advertisers will be able to target individuals in public spaces; a University of Melbourne experts argues we need to intervene to reclaim our cities.
Building with the people
Resilient Communities encourages communities and developers to work together, like the group design approach in Germany, says a University of Melbourne expert.
What are the keys to a successful urban innovation district?
Urban thinker Julie Wagner on how city innovation districts grow, and how their reliance on the physical and the local serves to foster creative industries.
Can cities save us all?
Experts from universities in Chicago, London and Melbourne discuss the world's rapid urbanisation on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
A woody meadow in the heart of the city
A unique research project by the Universities of Melbourne and Sheffield aims to grow urban woody meadows that are as tough as they are beautiful.