Governments should stop offering false hopes and pandering to NIMBY pressures. As well as increased public and private housing supply, growing cities need well-designed higher-density development.
In the election bidding wars, parties commit billions to transport projects, often before all the work needed to justify these has been done. More cost-effective alternatives hardly get a look-in.
Efforts by governments to redirect population growth to regional Australia have never worked. Even if such policies could be made to work, they probably wouldn't be worth the costs.
The map will help uncover real experiences of gender inequality in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
Ghana needs to deal with the underlying causes of floods and prepare people for them.
In a country where 26% of the population has access to mobile internet, India's working class women are finding other ways to fight the patriarchy.
For a nation in the grips of a housing crisis, you'd expect high-rise developments to be good news – unfortunately not.
We read about and watch other people moving to the coast or country and, in doing so, sometimes we're persuaded to join the seachangers and treechangers ourselves.
What happens in Bristol could set an important precedent for councils to step up and defend their local community's interests.
Australian cities are home to many threatened species but are also where biodiversity is being destroyed by development. But what if planning and design processes built nature into the urban fabric?
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.
Green spaces can help to address loneliness. But they are highly vulnerable to austerity.
Darwin's climate is getting even hotter and it's one of the main reasons people leave the city. A lot more can be done, though, to make our tropical cities safe, cool and enjoyable.
It's withstood the test of time, and it's leading people to get out of the house, travel around and spend more time with their families.
Surveillance often results in people who are homeless being the target of enforcement measures. But a new study in Cairns shows surveillance can also be used to achieve more positive social outcomes.
Central City 2048 proposes one new rail line, three metro lines and almost 300,000 extra jobs for the new CBD, one of three proposed for metropolitan Sydney. Clearly, the investment needed is massive.
Work to preserve the country's heritage is already happening.
There are early indicators that London's fortunes could be shifting.
What exactly is the 'built environment'?And is the term the best way to frame what we're trying to achieve today?
What's really the most dangerous American city? The way crimes are currently counted in the US can easily confuse and mislead.