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.
How our housing can make it feel like an Arctic winter
Australia’s housing isn’t geared to deal efficiently with our Southern winters – we need learn from the Northern Hemisphere, says University of Melbourne expert
Encore: Unexpected outcome in bagging area
Environmental psychologist Wouter Portinga visited the University of Melbourne to discuss how the plastic bag tax in the UK radically changed consumer habits.
Creating a world that works for young and old
As our population ages, are the places in which we live serving us as well as they could?
Now we know: Why we stand in queues
Queueing is an everyday social norm, governed by unspoken rules promoting efficiency and equality – and why queue jumpers make us really angry.