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Urban renewal

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Urban redevelopment
Urban regeneration
Urban revitalisation
Urban transformation


Conference paper

Resilience and adaptation: urban manufacturing and cultural production in Melbourne’s gentrifying inner north

This paper focuses on interviews with urban manufacturers and cultural producers in Brunswick, a gentrifying suburb approximately six kilometres north of Melbourne’s central business district.
Report

Evaluation and learning in public housing urban renewal

This research analyses how evaluation of public housing renewal is informing policy development and delivery to maximise financial returns and socio-economic outcomes, and seeks to understand how key public policies, such as mixed-tenure development, can enable both social and economic returns.
Report

London: a just transition city

This report, the result of a unique project between IPPR and London Citizens, sets out the results of an extensive listening campaign on the priorities for the next Mayor of London. It charts how action on the climate crisis could help the capital to ‘build...
Discussion paper

Activating the Harbour City

This paper outlines a proposal to deliver Sydneysiders continuous foreshore access from the iconic Sydney Opera House to the rapidly expanding geographic centre of Sydney - the Parramatta CBD.
Report

Contribution of the arts and culture industry to the UK economy

Outlining the economic and social contributions made by the arts and culture industry, this report also considers the dynamic role that arts organisations play in acting as incubators and contributing to local area regeneration.
Report

Plan Melbourne 2017-2050: report on progress 2019

This report is the second yearly review of the current Five-Year Implementation Plan. It details the status of each of the 113 actions as they stood in 2019. Collectively the actions are aimed at boosting connectivity and sustainability within Melbourne and dealing with the prospect...
Conference paper

Licensing the radical: from licensed squatting to meanwhile use in London and Regional Australia

This paper positions the now-redundant Australian Renew Newcastle scheme for temporary building occupation as an example of ‘meanwhile use’: the UK term for the sanctioned short-term use of vacant urban properties awaiting redevelopment.
Conference paper

Urban regeneration and social cohesion

This paper presents early findings from the case study, looking at the impacts on a local community, of an urban regeneration programme in Auckland, New Zealand.
Conference paper

Temporary and tactical urbanism in Australia: a review of current practice, policy and practitioner perspectives

‘Temporary’ and ‘tactical’ (T/T) urbanism is a major recent global movement in urban planning and design. This paper discusses the distinctive ways T/T urbanism is defined and enacted in the Australian context, drawing upon a database of ninety projects identified in six cities, an analysis...
Discussion paper

People and neighbourhoods: policy discussion paper

This discussion paper outlines and explores the proposed new Planning and Design Code policy framework that will best support the future development of the homes and neighbourhoods where South Australians will choose to live, work and play.
Report

Understanding the assumptions and impacts of the Victorian Public Housing Renewal Program

This report, evaluating the Victorian government’s program to redevelop inner suburban public housing estates, says the plan may reduce the amount of homes available for vulnerable households.
Report

Common goals, different approaches

As American communities face increasing levels of social and economic division, this report showcases how five U.S. cities are reimagining public spaces—parks, trails, plazas, libraries—to bring residents together and revive neglected neighborhoods.
Report

The future of seaside towns

Many UK seaside towns that emerged as leisure and pleasure resorts in the nineteenth century have since fallen into neglect. This report argues that reinvention is possible, but attention must be paid to youth employment and training, housing, and economic development, with support from local...
Commentary

New creatives are remaking Canberra’s city centre, but at a social cost

Canberra is growing as fast as anywhere in Australia. It's driven by a knowledge economy that is transforming the city centre but is also displacing poorer residents.
Report

Plan Melbourne 2017-2050: report on progress 2018

This report is the first review of the current Five-Year Implementation Plan for the Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 strategy.
Conference paper

Arrested (re)development? Will multi-owned properties effect urban redevelopment in Auckland?

Auckland has 47% of New Zealand’s multi-owned properties, and they account for 31% of all properties in Auckland. These multi-owned properties are either unit titles (strata titles), or cross leases. Cross leases are a unique form of property ownership developed by a lawyer in the...
Conference paper

Dormancy in two regional cities and its relevance to the growth of Sydney

The dormant cityscape continues to haunt many of our burgeoning, high growth cities. Former port lands, ‘brownfield’ sites and degraded suburban areas persist in these states for what appears to be decades without any apparent revival. Despite the usual forms of planning, zoning and controls...
Conference paper

Understanding adaptive reuse diversity: heritage, brownfield sites and obsolete buildings

This discussion paper adopts a critical view of Adaptive Resuse (AR) of vacant buildings. It contributes to an understanding of AR in a policy context in SA and highlights recent policy developments in light of regulatory barriers cited as inhibitors of AR.
Conference paper

Cultural diversity and collaborative governance in central Dandenong

This paper reports preliminary findings from a study sponsored by the ESRC about collaborative governance under austerity.