New article on urban design in hybrid regimes by Dorina Pojani
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New article on urban design in hybrid regimes by Dorina Pojani

Title: Cities as story: Redevelopment projects in authoritarian and hybrid regimes Author: Dorina Pojani Abstract: In the past decade, so-called hybrid regimes—authoritarian regimes in the guise of democracy—have emerged in Europe. Similar to the authoritarian or totalitarian regimes of 20th-century Europe, the association between urban design and politics is evident in the capital cities of … Continue reading

Seminar by Scott Lieske: Urban design & results variability in hedonic price modeling
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Seminar by Scott Lieske: Urban design & results variability in hedonic price modeling

Urban design and results variability in hedonic price modeling Thursday 23 November, 2-3 pm Room 320, Steele building Speaker Dr Scott Lieske  Abstract Within the context of Australia’s backlog of transportation infrastructure development, “Value capture is back in fashion, and the calls are growing louder for Australia to tap into these seemingly wonderful revenue streams” … Continue reading

Australia’s future extreme temperatures and the role of planners
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Australia’s future extreme temperatures and the role of planners

In recent years, Australia has experienced unprecedented heat, including heatwaves and record-breaking hot days, months, seasons and years. Australia has a naturally variable climate, but recent studies show that our recent extremes are already being influenced by climate change. Even if the Paris agreement to limit the global temperature rise to below 2C is met, … 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