Building cities for a changing climate
Our cities are responsible for most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions; University of Melbourne research identifies the barriers to building sustainably.
Lovability versus liveability: What big data tells us about our neighbourhoods
What makes a place a community is far more than bricks-and-mortar and services; a University of Melbourne special explores the future of Australian cities.
Transforming informal settlements
'Informal settlements' in cities like Mumbai have the potential to become dynamic and diverse neighbourhoods, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Connecting to country through architecture
Jefa Greenaway is an architect and lecturer at the University of Melbourne, who is passionate about integrating Indigenous knowledge with architectural practice
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.
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.
Ecocity snapshots from around the world
Different cities face different pressures in moving toward the ecocity ideal. The University of Melbourne hears from people across the globe about their futures
Changing the way we think about ecocities
The way we understand ecocities needs radical change; only this, says a University of Melbourne expert, will empower everyone to co-create a sustainable future.
How do you retrofit suburbia for a sustainable future? The University of Melbourne finds out what role suburbs can play in creating an ecocity.
Bushfires: have you treated your risks?
Taking simple precautions can make all the difference when it comes to bushfire resilience.