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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.
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Cities as forerunners: local climate governance and the carbon neutral city

This paper explores how knowledge of global climate change is re-scaled to local levels through city making discourses and practices such as municipal carbon accounting, and conversely how local experiments in low carbon transitions are framed as mobile and replicable solutions to a suite of...
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Understanding the role of the water sector in urban liveability and greening interventions: Case studies on Barcelona, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Melbourne

Across the world, the role and functionality of urban water utilities has evolved over time, in response to urban challenges. The role of the urban water sector in each region has generally begun with water supply, and then been followed by sewerage, drainage, environmental protection...
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Toward a framework for walkable and bikeable coastal Australian communities

Australia demonstrates a unique spatial pattern whereby approximately half of the population resides within seven kilometres (and eighty-five percent within fifty kilometres) of the coast, and eighty-nine percent live in areas defined as ‘urban’ but that have a relatively low population density. This differs notably...
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Why do cyclists feel safer in inner Amsterdam and Copenhagen than Melbourne? A contextual framework

This paper seeks to quantify comparisons of cycling safety outcomes between similar city areas and provides framework for exploring changes to the context in which adults make travel choices.
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How should housing densities be determined? A comparative analysis of Brisbane and Copenhagen

What housing densities should we aim for? The determinants of housing densities can be thought of as either internal or external to habitation.
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City cycling at the crossroads can Australia learn from Northern Europe?

This paper explores barriers to and enablers for safe cycling by comparing Inner Melbourne to two leading Northern European cycling cities: Amsterdam and Copenhagen.
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Smarter ways to change: learning from innovative practice in road space reallocation

This paper examines five road space reallocation case studies across four continents, drawing on research conducted at sites in San Francisco, New York, Bogotá, Copenhagen and Yarraville in Melbourne.
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How do drug prices respond to a change from external to internal reference pricing? Evidence from a Danish regulatory reform

Studies the effects of a switch from external reference pricing to internal reference pricing that was implemented in Denmark in April 2005. Abstract We study the effects of a change in the way patient reimbursements are calculated on the prices of pharmaceuticals using quasi-experimental data...