Sonia Roitman engages in new project on urban planning and climate change adaptation in Apia
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Sonia Roitman engages in new project on urban planning and climate change adaptation in Apia

UQ|UP’s Sonia Roitman is working with colleagues from National University of Samoa and UN Women Samoa on a new research project. Pacific Island Countries are urbanising and also face serious threats from climate change. The aim of this project is to understand the role of urban planning in adapting to climate change in urban areas, … Continue reading

Sonia Roitman delivering online public lecture on urban informality in Indonesia
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Sonia Roitman delivering online public lecture on urban informality in Indonesia

Join us for an online public lecture on Friday organised by Rusli Cahyadi from BRIN Indonesia (UQ Graduate). Three researchers will be presenting their work on informal settlements in Pontianak (Yustina Octifanny), Islamic values and urban planning in Banda Aceh (Sylvia Agustina), and the use of public space in kampung in Semarang (Wakhidah Kurniawati). The work is … Continue reading

New article on gender and planning in Australian Planner, by UQ|UP team
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New article on gender and planning in Australian Planner, by UQ|UP team

Through a dozen in-depth interviews of urban planning professionals in Brisbane, Australia, this study examines the relationship between the experience of women in the planning profession and the consideration of women’s issues in the city. The study reveals that Brisbane’s planning industry continues to be perceived by those who work within it as an ‘old-boys-club’. … Continue reading

Place Jam get-together coming up
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Place Jam get-together coming up

Place Jam is an Australasian placemaking peer network, ‘helping make places sticky’ since 2015. Their next get-together is on Thursday 9th September 5.00pm – 8.00pm at Wandering Cooks, 63 Vulture Street, West End, Brisbane Hosted as a collaboration between Urbanistas, PlacemakingX, and Place Jam, this will be the first of a move towards seasonal after … Continue reading

UQ|UP papers on inner Brisbane redevelopment and rezoning published in Urban Geography and Land Use Policy
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UQ|UP papers on inner Brisbane redevelopment and rezoning published in Urban Geography and Land Use Policy

Work by Rachel Gallagher, Dr Thomas Sigler and Associate Professor Yan Liu has been published in two international journals. Ad hoc redevelopment in inner Brisbane In a recent paper published in Urban Geography we analyse the influence of the underlying urban frame – being the structure of streets and property parcels –on the urban form. … Continue reading

SDGs open lecture by Sonia Roitman
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SDGs open lecture by Sonia Roitman

The Department of Architecture, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology, at National University of Cuyo (Argentina) held an Open Lecture to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Argentina. UQ|UP Sonia Roitman was the guest speaker, presenting on ‘Urban policies and the Sustainable Development Goals in Mendoza’. She discussed the UN Framework for the … Continue reading