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Robert Fuller

Conference paper

A tale of two Victorian historic coastal towns

Change has engulfed the coastal fringe of Australia. In balancing the built and natural environment, community needs, cultural significance and economic sustainability, planners aim to improve quality of life and create vibrant communities. Yet managing place change, particularly in coastal areas, is fraught with tensions...
Conference paper

Six million in Melbourne or a network of sustainable midi-cities? - a thought experiment

This paper explores the idea that a network of smaller ‘midi-cities, based on the sustainable city concept of Sweden, might provide a better alternative to concentrated growth in one city
Conference paper

Energy and greenhouse gas emissions implications of alternative housing types for Australia

This paper provides a comparison of the energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions between typical detached outer-suburban housing currently being built in Australia’s major cities and inner-city and -suburban apartments, which are increasingly seen as a legitimate alternative to the housing that is currently being...