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Nicola Pullan

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Making and remaking the UNSW campus 1949-1959
18 Jun 2018

The University of New South Wales was, along with the Australian National University, one of the first post-war greenfield campuses. Located in the south-east Sydney suburb of Kensington, a stable long–term vision for site planning was hampered by a constrained site which expanded incrementally. Design...

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The Town and Country Planning Institute of NSW 1934-53
18 Jun 2018

The roles of planning and planners were remade in Australia in the 1930s. In Sydney, frustration at governmental inaction on practical progress and recognition that the longstanding Town Planning Association had fallen out of touch with best practice led to moves to establish a technical...

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Self-provisioned dwellings on Sydney’s suburban fringe 1945-1960
18 Jun 2018

Following World War II, Australia was confronted by a severe shortage of dwellings. In 1944, the Commonwealth Housing Commission Report estimated that Australia needed 700,000 new homes within a decade in order to overcome both the existing deficit and meet anticipated demand. Initial plans intended...

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Experiencing premature housing development in postwar Sydney
29 Jun 2016

During the fifteen years following World War Two, thousands of aspiring home-owners on Sydney’s suburban fringe lived in residential subdivisions without basic household amenities and public infrastructure. This situation was the result of weak planning regulations governing the subdivision and sale of property at the...

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