Tag Archives: Density

WA Population and Property Boom?

If you have been checking out the press in the past week you would have seen two recent releases that highlight the current and future direction here in WA.  Firstly was last Tuesday’s release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics for … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Cities…

London, New York, Perth? I cannot recall if I mentioned Urban Observatory when it was released in July – a collaboration between the founder of TED – Richard Saul Wurman, Radical Media, and Esri.  It is a brilliant interface to … Continue reading

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Transport – the Lifeline for a Growing City

For those of you that have been watching the lead up to the WA state budget (and the Federal one as well) there has been some recent discussions about the funding (or lack there of) for future public transport projects … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Population Today

You may have noticed that I have not contributed as much in the form of posts in the recent months.  Part of that is that we (my wife and I) were preparing for our own increase in population – our addition … Continue reading

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Times are Changing or are they?

Back in the day when my grandmother was married (circa 1938) she made the move from the established and respectable Mount Lawley into her marital home in Nedlands.  I recall speaking to her about it and making the move into … Continue reading

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Mobility, Transport, and Planning for Perth

I was reading an interesting article last week about the times that commuting into cities takes for people driving in each state of Australia with some interesting lengths of time (and slow average speeds) to travel into the CBD for … Continue reading

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Density – ‘that’ 7 letter word

D*%$!#? (Density) It was interesting reading Michael Janda from ABC’s The Drum post his thoughts about the lack of density in Australian cities compared to cities elsewhere in the world, but I wonder who is reading and listening… observing from … Continue reading

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