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Dandenong Civic Centre

Dandenong Civic Centre: A PIA Vic Award Winner

THE Dandenong Municipal Building and Civic Square won the 'Great Place Award' at the 2015 Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence. The project, which was part of the State Government's 'Revitalising Dandenong' strategy, forms the new public heart of the centre of Dandenong and was developed by the City of Greater Dandenong, with Rush Wright Associates, Lyons Architects and Material Thinking.

  • Written by Urbanalyst
  • Category: Victoria
Melbourne's Foodbowl Infographic

Melbourne at 7 million: losing farmland due to urban sprawl

MELBOURNE'S Foodbowl can currently provide enough food to meet 41 per cent of the city's food needs, but urban sprawl is putting this city-fringe farmland at risk.

The Foodprint Melbourne project has released its first infographic on Melbourne's foodbowl, highlighting the potential threat to supplies of fresh, locally grown fruit and vegetables as Melbourne grows to 7 million people by 2050.

  • Written by Urbanalyst
  • Category: Victoria
NewActon Nishi building

Canberra's NewActon Precinct: An AAUD winner

CANBERRA'S NewActon Precinct was the joint winner of the Large Scale Delivered Outcome category of last year's Australia Award for Urban Design, which aims to recognise projects for the significant difference they made to the places, spaces, buildings and infrastructure of our cities.

Fremantle Esplanade Youth Plaza

Fremantle Esplanade Youth Plaza: An AAUD winner

WITH nominations now being accepted for the 2015 Australia Award for Urban Design, we showcase some of the standout projects from last year that were recognised for the significant difference they made to the places, spaces, buildings and infrastructure of our cities.

House

Australian housing markets to run out of steam from 2017: BIS Shrapnel

Low interest rates will support further price growth in undersupplied residential markets in 2015/16, but the spectre of tightening interest rates and deterioration of affordability will create conditions for price declines in a number of cities from 2017, according to leading industry analyst and economic forecaster, BIS Shrapnel.

  • Written by Urbanalyst
  • Category: Australia
The Goods Line, Sydney

The Goods Line, Sydney: An AAUD winner

WITH nominations now being accepted for the 2015 Australia Award for Urban Design, we showcase some of the standout projects from last year that were recognised for the significant difference they made to the places, spaces, buildings and infrastructure of our cities.

Prince Alfred Park and Pool

Sydney's Prince Alfred Park Pool: An AAUD winner

WITH nominations now being accepted for the 2015 Australia Award for Urban Design, we showcase some of the standout projects from last year that were recognised for the significant difference they made to the places, spaces, buildings and infrastructure of our cities.

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