Resident involvement was valuable in making the Talbot Park community renewal project a success, but more could have been done to ensure people understood the implications of low-impact design.
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Continuing the series on the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) and their importance to the construction industry, this Build looks at SDG 11 – Making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
The Christchurch rebuild was promoted as a chance to reshape the Garden City into a vibrant green-tinged utopia. Three years on, does the reality live up to the ambition?
Improving sustainability at a neighbourhood level has positive knock-on effects in the wider community, and Beacon Pathway research has developed some practical tools to assist in this process.
Sue Evans, Urban Design Manager for Housing New Zealand, says density done well can make towns and cities enviable and help communities thrive.
Melbourne City Council’s new office building, Council House 2 (CH2), has raised the benchmark for high-rise buildings.
Urban living is a fact of life. It could be the reflection caused by the COVID-19 pandemic or climate change, but there’s a growing understanding that we need to green our cities. One development in Sydney has taken this idea and reached for the sky with it.