Dorina Pojani on The Fifth Estate discussing new development in South Brisbane
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Dorina Pojani on The Fifth Estate discussing new development in South Brisbane

An inner-city suburb on the Brisbane River could be home to the “greenest residential building in the world” with ambitious plans currently under review by the city’s council. Development plans lodged last week by the Aria Property Group propose a 30-storey “vertical forest” and “a beacon for sustainability in South Brisbane”. Dr Dorina Pojani at … Continue reading

New article on gentrification in Australian Planner, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on gentrification in Australian Planner, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This study measures where gentrification has been occurring in the past decade in Australia’s three major cities: Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Based on existing theory, an analytical framework is built to locate gentrification, which takes into account various demographic indicators and spatial markers. The findings are quite surprising, and contradict earlier urban geography theories that … Continue reading

New monograph in Progress in Planning on land use and transport policy by UQ|UP and human geography team
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New monograph in Progress in Planning on land use and transport policy by UQ|UP and human geography team

Together, globalisation and urbanisation are accelerating the densification of cities while disruptive technologies such as micro-mobility and ride-hailing are transforming urban mobility. Amidst this change, urban planning officials and practitioners typically remain constrained to the same urban footprint, left to grapple with earlier car-oriented development, and yet must accommodate a growing population and variety of … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on the media discussing Covid-19 and transport
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Dorina Pojani on the media discussing Covid-19 and transport

With thousands of people turning to cycling and walking to get around during the pandemic, how long will the change last – forever, or just until “normal life” resumes? Read Dorina Pojani’s interviews on: Brisbane Times: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/how-cycling-and-walking-could-change-in-brisbane-post-pandemic-20200514-p54sx8.html iMove: imoveaustralia.com/thoughtpiece/dorina-pojani-covid-19-transport/ Continue reading

New book chapters on public space by UQ|UP team
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New book chapters on public space by UQ|UP team

The Companion to Public Space (Routledge), edited by Vikas Mehta and Danilo Palazzo, draws together an outstanding multidisciplinary collection of specially commissioned chapters that offer the state of the art in the intellectual discourse, scholarship, research, and principles of understanding in the construction of public space. UQ|UP team members have contributed two chapters: Chapter 14: … Continue reading

New paper on parking narratives in Journal of Urbanism, by UQ|UP team
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New paper on parking narratives in Journal of Urbanism, by UQ|UP team

Public views and perceptions surrounding parking demand and supply in Australian cities remain underexplored in the academic literature. In this exploratory study, we draw on written and oral qualitative data to set forth popular narratives and sentiments on parking supply and demand. We reveal two competing storylines. The first and more traditional one casts (free) … Continue reading