New article on subtropical urban design in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, by UQ|UP team
Research Papers

New article on subtropical urban design in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, by UQ|UP team

Faced with global warming, Australia aims to wean itself from mechanical approaches to cooling homes. Cities are searching for passive solutions to residential development. These involve the use of porches, basements, natural ventilation, tree shading and the like. In 2016, the Brisbane City Council introduced the New World City Design Guide: Buildings that Breathe (BtB), … Continue reading

Musings on MAMILs
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Musings on MAMILs

This blog has stemmed out of curiosity. The seeds of this blog were sown when my supervisor Dr. Dorina Pojani posed a series of questions to inspire students to write a blog. The question that fueled my curiosity was “Have you been called a MAMIL?”. I had come across this term for the first time … Continue reading

Renuka Bhoge joined our MPhil program
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Renuka Bhoge joined our MPhil program

Renuka Bhoge joined as a RHD student in School of Earth and Environmental Sciences in January 2017. She is an architect with post-graduation degree in Building Engineering and Management. Her research area is ‘Climate friendly urban design: A comparison between Australia and India’. Her research involves study of urban design tools that the planners, urban … Continue reading