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Heather Shearer

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Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
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Encouraging greater levels of physical activity is a key policy focus in many urban areas, given the link between this and improved physical and mental health outcomes. The majority of previous studies on walkability however, have focussed on walking for transport; and generally consisted of...

Journal article

2 Nov 2017
26

In an era of smart cities, planning support systems (PSS) offer the potential to harness the power of urban big data and support land-use and transport planning. PSS encapsulate data-driven modelling approaches for envisioning alternative future cities scenarios. They are widely available but have limited...

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A Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc) industry report
1 Apr 2017
356

Australian cities, especially the four big ones, are growing rapidly. Their growth enables many agglomeration benefits and creates many social and environmental impacts. This report examines new approaches to resolving how we can grow to create new opportunities for our children and grandchildren but at...

Journal article

17 Mar 2016
16

The separation of Australian housing production from its consumption has long-term consequences for sustainability in the built environment, and for anticipatory adaptation to climate change. This article investigates how the institutional structure of the Australian private housing development industry influences its risk profile and its...

Conference paper

11 Dec 2015
105

The emergent tiny house movement originated in the USA in the late 1990s; driven by housing affordability issues and sustainability goals. Tiny houses are generally very small (under 40m2), often mobile, and more affordable than conventional houses. The tiny house movement is most active in...

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