Anthony Duckworth-Smith

Journal article

High Life Study protocol: a cross-sectional investigation of the influence of apartment building design policy on resident health and well-being

This cross-sectional observational study (2017–2021) aims to generate empirical evidence to guide policy decisions on apartment development and help to create healthy, equitable higher-density communities. Objectives include to benchmark the implementation of health-promoting apartment design requirements and to identify associations between requirements and resident health...
Conference paper

Place quality in urban streets of TOD precincts

Transit oriented planning for Activity Centres and Corridors in Australian cities envisions main thoroughfares which not only allow for vehicular movement but support a diverse range of human activities, not dissimilar from a traditional high street atmosphere. Typically the arrangement of these environments is dominated...
Conference paper

Indicating quality of place for station precinct development: enhancing 'place' in the place/node model

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) aggregates urban activity and development around nodes in a public transport network. This research focuses on the underlying spatial qualities of precincts which would seem to be important in influencing their development towards TODs.
Conference paper

Activity corridor intensification in Perth and the role of design based research

Urban infill or residential intensification is generally intended to be realised in mixed-use nodes (Activity Centres) and along the public transport corridors which connect them (Activity Corridors) – a polycentric city model. This research presents a methodology for urban design based research in relation to...

Transforming Perth: regenerating transport corridors as a network of high street precincts

This report examines the potential number of new dwellings that could be accommodated in medium and high density scenarios in existing and often under-utilised areas along Perth’s Activity Corridors.