Sustainability Research Centre (USC)

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Conference paper

The size of the Australian dream and the 4S lifestyle factors of home

With some of the largest dwelling sizes in the world, Australia can be considered a ‘lucky country’ in terms of housing. This paper investigates influences on growth in dwelling size from colonial settlement to contemporary times. A critical review of the literature shows that influences...
Conference paper

Planning neighbourhoods for all ages and abilities: a multi-generational perspective

By presenting two cases from South-East Queensland, Australia, through the lenses of different ages and abilities - older children with physical disabilities and their families and seniors, this paper aims to increase recognition of users' needs and stimulate the translation of knowledge to the practice...