In the country's wealthiest cities, gentrification is a dirty word. But it's all relative – just ask Hartford and Columbus.
The states that are delivering more affordable housing have sophisticated, multi-pronged strategies to serve the full range of needs.
No matter whether competitive tendering or negotiation is used, operators that do not meet clear and transparent service benchmarks should be shown the door.
Digital media on building facades are changing the appearance of our cities. This creates a need for new urban policy guidelines to retain architectural quality and promote social engagement.
Future extreme heat is worse and coming sooner than you might think. Unless we mitigate and adapt we face increasing death rates.
Depite new technologies for music dissimination, EDM artists located in cities have access to resources not available in non-metropolitan areas.
City living costs are driving people to organise themselves to share a room with strangers. These precarious living arrangements hardly qualify as a home.
It's clear autonomous vehicles will disrupt our cities, their land use and planning. Whether they make urban life better or worse depends on how well we anticipate and adapt to their impacts.
Instead of focusing on freeways, governments should change the way we pay for urban roads and public transport.
A common theme from science fiction is a vision of a world where humans do less work and machines do more. Why have we not yet reached that point?
A new study shows major Australian cities are suffering an overall loss of green space –
although some areas are doing better than others.
The use of small devices to measure the presence of fine particles in the air is becoming widespread. They're one more weapon to fight against air pollution, but questions remain on their reliability.
Berliner's may have won the latest battle to keep Tegel airport open, but they are unlikely to win the war.
The way land titles are issued, bought and sold will soon be very different, thanks to privatisation and technology.
Cities aren't just a male creation, but women's contributions have been sidelined. There are ways we can rediscover and restore these women to their rightful place in the stories of our cities.
Earthquake drills, advance warning systems and higher building standards all help to save lives.
Big Issue sellers get social contact and dignity out of their work, but it's not a secure pathway out of poverty and homelessness. Social enterprises enable small steps; governments can do much more.
Innovation is focused on regional centres that have research and development institutions, but more than 150 regional areas have potential to match this innovation, research finds.
New South Wales is the only state that has made meaningful progress on legislation and enforcement of standards capable of creating a sustainable built environment.
New research has found a marked increase in people, particularly among women over 50, who are building or want to build a tiny house. However, inflexible planning rules often stand in their way.