The tangled web of responsibility for London's council estates could cloud investigations into the Grenfell Tower fire.
Older Australians are keenly aware of the housing challenges they face, but most are wary of co-housing due to the negative associations of shared living spaces.
New research finds a state of confusion when it comes to Australian government policymaking on housing, despite its huge economic and social significance.
The investigation into the Hillsborough disaster took a long and twisted path – the government must learn from its mistakes.
New research shows many good intentions for creating urban environments that promote good health were not carried through. The solutions start with engaging more closely with residents themselves.
Fire has always affected poorer communities more; to understand why, public authorities need to get better at listening to the people they serve.
'We all have harmony in this area, and these people try to divide us, but we tell them that "we will not let you do that".'
Why can't the state fund an ongoing program of upgrading, replacing and building public housing? On the evidence to date, private developers aren't doing a better job of it.
Wandering the city by foot helps us look beneath ordinary conceptions of the face value of a place to the meanings built up and lost over time.
No one party is responsible for the disaster: local or national, Labour or Conservative – they all are.
Amid calls for arrests, a law expert explains what the offence actually entails.
Many urban children who took part in a program that was supposed to enrich their lives dealt with racism instead. Why can't this cultural exchange become a two-way street?
When wealth accumulation becomes the driver of urban regeneration, residents who already have little or no say in the future of our cities are further marginalised by gentrification.
There are three key principles: prevent risk, evacuate users and minimise damage – in that order.
Weeks after Trump's withdrawal from the Paris agreement, powerful US cities are asserting themselves like nation-states to maintain the pact made with the world to help save the planet.
Sir Robert Richard Torrens – the man behind Australia’s 'Torrens system' of land-title registration – was an economic liberal who might have approved of privatising title registries.
As fire tore through Grenfell Tower, I witnessed the complete and terrible destruction of 120 homes just like the one I grew up in.
Massive damage and suffering was caused when a London tower block became an inferno.
More than 200 mayors have committed their cities to stick with the Paris climate deal no matter what the US does. Electric vehicles offer a promising route to making good on that pledge.
The digital pin-ups' business models actually inhibit serendipity and, indeed, innovation by absorbing entire markets into the sealed-off space of their platforms.