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  1. 16 November 2022 - Design

    Planning floodproof cities

    Devastating flooding in Seoul highlights the need to understand our environment when designing infrastructure for cities says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 17 October 2022 - Design

    A Big Build or a big bet?

    Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop aims to support growth, but better land use and transport may deliver more benefits for less say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 23 July 2022 - Design

    Better bus networks for fairer suburbs can cut emissions

    Zero-emission buses will help cut emissions but we also need to redesign suburban networks to get people out of their cars, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 18 July 2022 - Design

    Building resilience in remote communities

    A remote archipelago off Brazil’s coast could provide insights into challenges to building community and urban resilience, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 18 August 2021 - Design

    Building stronger connections between schools and communities

    Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 31 March 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s critical we update flood guidance

    There’s been progress integrating climate change in engineering design; University of Melbourne experts say flood guidance must align with our changing climate.

  9. 21 October 2020 - Design

    The future of offices in post-COVID Melbourne

    As we work to get the economy and employment back on track, to what extent will workers return to offices post COVID-19, ask University of Melbourne experts

  10. 28 February 2020 - Design

    Disasters, planning and Australian tourism

    Australia’s bushfires have cost our tourism industry billions; University of Melbourne experts say in future, tourism and disaster resilience must be integrated