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Peter Newman

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Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute
Curtin University
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Book

19 Oct 2017

This is the first edited book in Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s rich collection of publications, targeted at informing issues of economic and social policy importance within Western Australia. This book brings together a wealth of data, analysis and commentary on the state of Perth’s infill...

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Conference paper

22 Nov 2016

The share of prefabricated modular residential buildings in the Australian construction market is growing mainly because they are quicker to erect on-site than traditional construction, and often cheaper; but how about their carbon footprint and more particularly their thermal performance? To...

Video lecture/presentation

26 Aug 2016

Peter Newman from the CUSP institute discusses six principles of resilient cities: renewable and distributed energy, sustainable mobility systems, inclusive and health cities, disaster recovery, biophilic urbanism and a more cyclical and regenerative metabolism.

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Conference paper

11 Dec 2015

Due to the unsustainable nature of urban sprawl, Australian metropolitan strategies have increasing been pushing for increased levels of infill: the redevelopment of existing urban (typically residential) land. However, the current infill models of Brownfield and lot-by-lot redevelopment are...

Research report

17 Apr 2015

The Perth Freight Link (PFL) has been announced as a major transport opportunity to solve the heavy goods truck problems in Perth. By taking trucks via a toll road around an extended Roe Highway, through Stock Road and Leach Highway to the Fremantle Inner Harbour it has been proposed to...

Audio program

11 Feb 2015

Professor Peter Newman from Curtin University claims that Perth is much more than a relic of the 'Wild West'. The population is growing and it is suggested that there'll be a population of about five million by 2050. The infrastructure has grown remarkably over the years. 25 years ago Perth had...

Research report

01 Oct 2014

The following report presents the results of research conducted on how to best deliver low carbon, high performance schools in the Australian context.The term ‘high performance’ was used to reflect the increased performance in both the buildings and physical infrastructure of schools that pursue...

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Discussion paper

11 Aug 2014

It is five years since the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and its knock-on effects are still playing out in ways that are likely to have longer-term implications than those purely financial in nature; namely, its impact on the green agendas of governments and industries and the brake it has...

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Report

15 Apr 2014

The Pilbara could well be seen as the region that has won the lottery twice. In the 1950’s, iron ore was discovered in the Hamersley ranges1 . Development started in 1961 and by the mid 1970’s the region was extracting 100Mtpa in ore (Department of Mines and Petroleum, 2009), which has grown...

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Submission

12 Feb 2014

Many car-dependent cities have major transit projects stuck in financial and economic assessment due to inadequate links between land use, transport, and funding. This has left most urban transport networks underfunded and requiring significant government support. During this widening transit...