Upcoming UQ Art Museum event: ‘We Need To Talk About…Architecture and Urbanism in Transition’
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Upcoming UQ Art Museum event: ‘We Need To Talk About…Architecture and Urbanism in Transition’

The quote ‘To speak of cities and present them only as buildings’ by Greek architect and urban planner Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis (1967) presents a fascinating provocation, as we constantly reconsider the role of buildings and public space. What is the relationship between utopian urbanism and real life cities? And who was Doxiadis? What influence has he had in the … Continue reading

New Conversation article on gender issues in planning by Dr Dorina Pojani
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New Conversation article on gender issues in planning by Dr Dorina Pojani

We need to have a conversation about sexism and the city. Gender affects all other “vulnerable group” considerations in the cities, where nearly 90% of Australians live. Sexism and the city: how urban planning has failed women Authors: Dr Dorina Pojani (UQ) Dr Dorothy Wardale (ECU) Prof Kerry Brown (ECU) Read the full article on … Continue reading

Sexism and the city
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Sexism and the city

How much has gender shaped our cities? On International Women’s Day, UQ urban planning expert Dr Dorina Pojani explains how battling sexism in the planning industry might lead to more cyclists and fewer dark alleys. Read the full blog post. Happy IWD to all the women planners! Continue reading