New Zealand’s Medium Density Residential Standards already didn’t go far enough. But by abandoning bipartisan support for them, National risks throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
Fire risk communication strategies must not only be supported by formal institutions such as government agencies but also be rooted in and sensitive to each market’s socio-cultural dynamics.
Areas of Danish towns and cities with fewer people and more cars come with a higher risk of depression.
One visionary modernist architect saw play spaces as crucial to the 20th-century city. But they have to be cared for in order to survive.
In parts of Sydney, families occupy half the apartments and many value their convenient location. Yet, despite a surge in development, most apartments are one or two bedrooms and not family-friendly.
Ramadan is a time for prayer, charity and kindness to others. Having it celebrated in such a public way is empowering for Muslim communities across the country and beyond.
Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
Cities are increasingly unsafe and unhealthy. Family planning can help curb unsustainable urbanisation.
Chipperfield is not interested in creating something iconic or instantly recognisable as his. Instead, he sees architecture as a service, a vehicle for civic and public good.
When buildings with difficult pasts are repurposed, the process often involves navigating between omission and selective remembrance.
Cities are starting to restore natural systems such as waterways, wetlands and bushland. But restoration on the scale these systems need to function properly calls for a rethink of urban planning.
Vital records document the birth, death, marriage and divorce of every individual. A more centralized system in the US could help public health researchers better study pandemics and disease.
The two West African countries can help each other avert flooding disasters.
The UK government wants every household in England to be within 15 minutes walk of a park, woodland or water.
As many cities grapple with the housing crisis, some places are rewriting regulations and finding creative ways to repurpose these hulking masses of concrete that suck up valuable real estate.
Developers love the cul-de-sac, but for the rest of us it’s one of the least practical and efficient ways to design streets.
Designed to act as a call for ideas and projects by all of Genoa’s stakeholders, Rolli Lab seeks to enhance the World Heritage site’s impact on city’s cultural, social and economic activity.
A planning strategy for Australia’s first multi-city region, home to nearly one in four Australians, is being developed. So what’s the thinking behind creating an integrated network of six cities?
Where does your city rank?
Ghanaians aren’t using the new ‘smart’ street address system which was intended to improve service delivery.