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This work explores how and where architecture is, can and might help to transform our cities, towns and regions. It explores the social, technological and economic shifts that the sector is exposed to; the policy context in which the sector is positioned; and it offers...
This paper proposes a method to estimate the capitalized value of the architectural design quality of a neighbourhood.
This guide has been released to assist applicants, architects, building designers and planners when designing and assessing apartment developments in Victoria.
This thesis argued that built forms act as symbols of people's needs and therefore human aspects of architectural and urban designs are associated with the affordances of ecological places.
The extent to which physical planning and design supports the social and civic life of neighborhoods and communities is an area of longstanding debate within the planning literature. New Urbanism and smart growth suggest that the planning and design of a public realm can have...
This report has been produced by the University of Melbourne for the Australian Communities Foundation Green Cities Innovation Fund to document an international review on high-rise apartment building thermal performance and comfort in heat wave conditions. This identified four international standards that represent best practice...
The Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes will be amended in March 2017 to introduce the Better Apartments Design Standards. The Better Apartments Design Standards will apply to all apartment developments in Victoria. Apartment developments up to four storeys in a residential zone will...
Faced with a rapidly growing population and the ever-increasing strain on land and resources, Australian cities are recognising the need to reduce suburban sprawl and adopt higher density (or ‘compact city’) living arrangements. A key feature of urban consolidation is the development of higher density...