City infrastructure

NARROWER TERMS
Conference paper

Metropolitan telecommunications networks: the past, present and future

Although the telecommunications networks that exist in our cities may not have the physical presence of the other systems, they are nevertheless, an increasingly crucial component of a well functioning and, moreover, an efficient urban environment.
Conference paper

The connected city

The papers in this session address the conference theme of The Connected City, which explores the provision of urban infrastructure.
Conference paper

A tale of two cities: urban form, housing densities and amenity

This paper inquires into our understanding of the compact European city that theorists see, compared with the actual form of some European cities as observed by the author.
Conference paper

Melbourne in transition: the growth of medium density housing

The debate over the costs and benefits of urban consolidation has perhaps never been more important given the rise in the importance of sustainability principles as a basis of planning, the growth of megacities and development pressure on countrysides.
Strategy

Amsterdam circular 2020-2025 strategy

The strategy makes use of an adapted version of British economist Kate Raworth's "doughnut model". The model describes how societies and businesses can contribute to economic development while still respecting the limits of the planet and the community.
Conference paper

Understanding climate experiments and the role of city networks in transforming experiment outputs to long-term climate change mitigation and adaptation outcomes

This paper has reviewed relevant literature and developed a conceptual framework to explore the complexity of climate experiments and the importance of city networks to achieve larger climate change mitigation and adaptation outcomes.
Strategy

20-year state infrastructure strategy

This inaugural strategy document sets the long-term strategic direction and initial priorities for infrastructure development in South Australia, which will be built upon in future iterations.
Report

The future of the last-mile ecosystem

This report analyses 24 interventions that can reduce emissions, congestion and delivery costs for the urban last-mile. With the ecosystem-wide change, interventions could reduce emissions and traffic congestion by 30%, and delivery cost by 25%, compared to the “do-nothing” scenario.
Report

Australia’s infrastructure innovation imperative

This report argues that Australia faces new infrastructure challenges, as population growth, urbanisation and technology disruptions create the need for a step-change in infrastructure prioritisation, design and productivity.
Report

Innovation in infrastructure: barriers and opportunities to unlock innovation for a better future

Governments across Australia are facing increasing pressure to deliver fit for purpose infrastructure on time and on budget. This report demonstrates a consensus amongst clients, consultants and contractors in Australia that innovation in infrastructure design and delivery is possible.