Melbourne and Sydney are members of 100 Resilient CIties, which the Rockefeller Foundation has said it will no longer fund. So what has the global network achieved? And what can we learn from this?
City decline is neither a fatality nor an urban nightmare. It can even be the background to a resilience strategy.
Research shows that access to urban green space makes people and neighborhoods healthier. But parks can't work their magic if their design ignores the needs of nearby communities.
They used to be boring. Now they're little arsonists.