Conference paper

From design vision to economic feasibility: using a data-driven approach

Trends suggest that 60% of all new dwellings will be built in established Sydney's middle suburbs characterised by houses reaching the end of their lifecycle. This paper presents and evaluates a case study illustrating the tension between design envisioning and its economic feasibility in market-driven...
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Towards zero carbon - regenerating our cities

This video introduces CRCLCL's projects exploring new instruments to engage stakeholders in redeveloping sustainable neighbourhoods.
Report

Community co-design of low carbon precincts for urban regeneration in established suburbs

The intensification of development that is required in established and occupied inner and middle suburban greyfield areas (retrofit) is the great challenge for our fast-growing Australian cities. The scale of urban regeneration required over the next 30 years has the potential to reduce carbon emissions...
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Understanding the disruptive technology ecosystem in Australian urban and housing contexts: a roadmap

This research reviews different emerging digital and disruptive technologies in relation to housing. One key conclusion is that the sharing or ‘gig’ economy, with the likes of Airbnb, is already disrupting the housing sector.
Conference paper

Designing precincts in the densifying city - the role of planning support systems

Australia’s cities face significant social, economic and environmental challenges, driven by population growth and rapid urbanisation. The pressure to increase housing availability will lead to greater levels of high-density and medium-density stock. However, there is enormous political and community pushback against this. One way to...