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This study investigated the interconnections between housing, community infrastructure and quality of life for Indigenous people living with disability.
This study results show that the Walkability PSS could support planners in several situations including testing and comparing planning scenarios for greenfield and brownfield areas, conducting consultation and/or workshops with various stakeholders and making decisions about the provision of new infrastructure.
By 2050 a quarter of our population will be over sixty-five but we'll be living longer and with different expectations of life in our latter years. We explore the options of how to live and where to live beyond the conventional choices of downsizing the...
In search of new approaches to aged care, the NANA Project studied 13 residential developments in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Netherlands.
The traditional ‘nursing home’ and ‘retirement village’ are not only outdated, they can actually foster separation and ‘otherness’, isolating people from...
This is the final report of a project that examines the impact of the South Australian Government’s announced program of public housing stock transfers to the community sector on local governments.
The community housing sector in Australia is defined as not-for-profit housing and is...
This literature review is intended to help establish a stronger forum of social housing asset managers across Australia and New Zealand.
For some years I have been involved with a group of Australian and New Zealand social housing asset managers from...
The physical destruction accompanying disasters typically creates an urgency to rebuild and help survivors get back on track. There are inspiring examples of how architects and other built environment professionals have contributed to rebuilding. In many cases their efforts have facilitated the re-establishment of eroded...
This paper seeks to advance the empirical grounding of rhythmanalysis through a comparative study of nine selected street intersections in London, New York and Melbourne.
This project focused upon adaptive housing responses to climate change in the town camps of Alice Springs. It particularly examined household practices of staying cool and keeping warm in the context of increasing extremes of temperatures and climate.In a departure from...
AbstractThis manual provides 25 recommendations that are directed to better preparing strata titled communities for climate change. A grant received from the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Foundation supplemented by a grant received from CHU (a specialist strata title insurance company) has enabled the conduct...