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.
The future of our public housing towers
Clever refurbishments of Melbourne’s ageing public housing towers instead of demolition could save millions of dollars, say University of Melbourne researchers
Bendigo Street and occupation as protest
The Bendigo Street Occupation shows housing activists and local governments can better work together for housing justice, say University of Melbourne experts.
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
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
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
Despairing about climate change?
Education plays a key role in inspiring cities and communities to create more resilient places for our climate future, say University of Melbourne experts.
Liveable Melbourne a blessing amid weary lockdowns
Melburnians are weary of COVID-19 lockdowns, but they can be grateful for, and protective of their highly liveable city says University of Melbourne researcher
University of Melbourne research finds culturally inclusive urban design can help shape our everyday public spaces and encourage vibrant multicultural interplay
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.