Person

Sun Sheng Han

Conference paper

Airbnb in Melbourne: how does the existing urban spatial structure shape the location of short-term accommodation sharing economy activity?

Airbnb is a short-term accommodation in the sharing economy platform that has become increasingly prevalent since its inception in 2008. Despite the growth of Airbnb, limited research has been focussed on understanding how this facet of the sharing economy interacts with the existing urban spatial...
Journal article

Non-transport household energy consumption in Adelaide and Melbourne

The residential sector is the third largest sector of final energy use in Australian urban areas, accounting for about 12% of the country's total final energy consumption. What are the main determinants of energy consumption in the residential sector? This paper sheds light on this...
Conference paper

Carbon Footprint of an Australian Coastal Town: An Assessment of Three Planning Scenarios at Neighbourhood Level

The highly populated coastal cities and towns in Australia are also most vulnerable places to climate change induced by increased greenhouse gas (GHG) emission through anthropogenic activities. It is estimated that urban areas account for 60-80% of the global energy use and emit more than...
Conference paper

Urban Consolidation in Melbourne: a Case Study of the Monash Employment Cluster

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...
Conference paper

Growth of the Creative Economy in Small Regional Cities: A case study of Bendigo

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 6, held in Sydney from 26-29 November 2013. SOAC 6was the largest conference to date, with over 180 papers...