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How Sydney’s Barangaroo tower paved the way for a culture of closed-door deals

Crown Towers Sydney, at 75 storeys, is now the city’s tallest building. It should not exist, and certainly not where it is – in...

Slaves to speed, we’d all benefit from ‘slow cities’

Slowing transport in cities provides immense benefits for the health of people, economies, and the planet, so why are we still obsessed with speed? As...

What next for parklets? It doesn’t have to be a permanent switch back to...

Outdoor dining on former parking spaces – generally known as parklets – has proliferated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Reduced demand for parking coincided with...

Electronic cities: between COVID and gentrification, dance music is struggling to find its groove...

Electronic music is the fifth-most-popular music genre globally. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for the electronic music industry. Its estimated value fell...

This is how we create the age-friendly smart city

Senior citizens need help and encouragement to remain active as they age in their own communities. Given the choice, that’s what most would prefer....

COVID is keeping us in our homes, but what makes working there a success...

The industrial revolution transformed cities, resulting in places of residence and work becoming more distant than ever before. This spatial segregation is still largely...

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