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Entries Tagged as 'urban renewal'

Tracking social cohesion in an evolving neighbourhood

December 17th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Hazel Easthope, Edgar Liu, Sian Thompson & Alessandra BuxtonCity Futures Research Centre, UNSW Sydney Sydney’s inner-south has been growing both in population and in popularity in recent years. As more new residents move to these areas, there is an opportunity for local government to understand how residents interact and what these urban renewal sites […]

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The Political Economy of the Compact City: the Story from Perth

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · Cities, Government, Housing supply, Planning, Planning reform, Transport

After enjoying great economic prosperity during the mining boom, Perth now finds itself grappling with the challenges of pursuing a compact city agenda in a more financially precarious era.  The effects of this new era are already emerging; for example, while the high-profile Elizabeth Quay waterfront redevelopment opened recently, some of its associated private development […]

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