Adelaide

Report

8 May 2019
8

As public transport agencies increasingly adopt the use of automatic data collection systems, a significant amount of boarding data becomes available, providing an excellent opportunity for transit planners to access spatial-temporal data which can be used for a better understanding of human mobility and the...

Strategy

18 Mar 2019
17

City Deals are a key mechanism to deliver on the opportunities and challenges in Australian cities by bringing together the three levels of government, the community and private enterprise to create place-based partnerships.

This document summarises a ten year plan to build on Adelaide’s...

Report

14 Jan 2019
22

This report argues that the projected rise in extremely hot days because of global warming presents a serious risk to the health and wellbeing of the Adelaide community. Adelaide already has the highest heatwave death rate of any major Australian city.

Journal article

2 Jan 2019
3

This paper presents the results of a bikesharing study in City of Adelaide based on the implementation of a web-based questionnaire survey with real users of bikeshare schemes. These findings of the study pointed out that the low frequency of usage was recorded among bikeshare...

Journal article

1 Dec 2018
3

Current and newly built buildings will inevitably experience the effects of climate change, therefore, the design and performance of these buildings should consider weather data that includes some of the effects of climate change, instead of only using historical weather data. However, climate change weather...

Conference paper

1 Nov 2018
7

With increasing mindfulness of car dependency, several strategies included developing sharing-economy mobility systems have been offered to help in restricting private vehicle usage. This study provides the survey results of two progressive and innovative shared-mobility schemes (GoGET and UBER) that have recently commenced operations in...

Case study

9 Oct 2018
5

Stormwater harvesting, treatment and subsequent storage within an aquifer and distribution to western Adelaide for recycled water (non-potable) reuse.

Region-wide system that harvests, treats and stores stormwater and distributes harvested water through western Adelaide, sustaining a growing economy and enhancing the natural environment. The...

Case study

9 Oct 2018
5

Irrigating airport land for heat reduction benefits.

SA Water and Adelaide Airport have been running a trial using stormwater to irrigate a 4ha site within the airport land to understand the potential benefits that maintaining appropriate vegetative cover and reducing surface and air temperatures...

Case study

8 Oct 2018
2

Streetscape raingardens and stormwater infiltration wells, retrofitted into Randolph Avenue, South Australia.

The Randolph Avenue streetscape upgrade converts an underutilised space into a softer, more environmentally friendly area through the inclusion of raingardens. It improves local amenities, and achieves stormwater quality objectives. This project...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
30

South Australia was planned as a free settlement and came into being in 1836. Founded on the traditional country of the Kaurna people, the City of Adelaide was to be the State’s central place and progressive waves of settlement have shaped the City to become...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
10

In the light of growing trends in global carbon emissions, and the resultant impacts of climate change, it has become imperative for cities to reframe their development patterns and policies to facilitate a transition towards carbon neutrality. The 30-Year Plan of Greater Adelaide attempts to...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
9

Adelaide’s planning history is replete with examples of the adoption and adaptation of leading open space ideas. The making of urban open spaces, beginning with the Adelaide parklands, is a direct result of the publics’ and design professions’ understanding of the benefits that open space...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
52

Shortage of natural landscape in contemporary cities causes urban environments to lose vibrancy and attractiveness for human inhabitants. Urban development is driven by excessing need for density to accommodate urban dwellers in less energy and infrastructure demanding urban settings. However, urban development – in its...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
232

Australian capital cities are among the most expensive in the world, and the persistent shortage of affordable housing is a significant driver of housing overcrowding, particularly in the private rental sector. Health and wellbeing issues arise from closer contact between household members including increased spread...

Conference paper

The contributions of the University of South Australia’s city west campus, stage one
18 Jun 2018
5

This paper is set within the context of late 20th century Australian capital city revitalisation. It focuses on Adelaide, South Australia, and in particular on the remaking of a sector of the city known as the West End. The paper refers to cultural regeneration, one...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
15

This paper discussed urban specific wind patterns and their influence on urban liveability in Adelaide CBD. Comfortable wind speed may vary between 1m/s and 5m/s (maximum 3-seconds higher gust in 80% of the time). However, the effect of wind speed on outdoor thermal comfort may...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018
23

Thermally uncomfortable outdoor environments can significantly affect liveability of cities. Australia is likely to experience between 0.6 °C and 3.8 °C increase in temperature by the end of the 21st century. In warmer climates, increased demand for indoor air-conditioning results in higher energy demand and...

Statistics

Sixth and final edition – May 2018
28 May 2018
30

Transforming Health was a major South Australian state government initiative that ran between 2015 and 2017. Its stated aims were to improve the metropolitan Adelaide public acute hospital system and align better models of health care delivery with new and upgraded hospital facilities.

Journal article

2 May 2018
4

Whole building simulation tools can play a significant role in energy savings through building design and operation, implementing building energy rating schemes, and demonstrating compliance with building energy codes. It is critical that any development of a tool be properly evaluated by state-of-the-art evaluation techniques....

Report

A case study of two Catholic schools
16 Mar 2018
238

While this project was based on two case study schools, the practices described in the framework can be used by all schools supporting students from refugee backgrounds who are undertaking their senior secondary school certificate of education.

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