Tag Archives: Urban Development

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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A Bright Future for Perth? Yes Please!

It has been a busy time for all things Perth and planning… this week saw the fruition of 4 years of work for the Committee for Perth in the release of their Towards a Brighter Future – A vision for … Continue reading

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Rail Plans Come to Light

Or should we be talking about Max? It is good to see that the state government has released further information about the planned light rail for Perth – MAX.  There has been some press about it from the ABC as … 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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The Future of Perth on the WABN Front Page

For those readers (and subscribers) to the WA Business News the latest issue (hard copy) has some great reading about the future shape of Perth in 2050.  This is a topic that I have talked about before on many instances … Continue reading

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An exciting approach to the City (2.0)

Just a short sharp post – but for those of you that are aware of TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) – and those that are not (now is the time to find out here)… their annual award the TED Prize … 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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Now and When: Australian Urbanism Exhibition

For those in Perth you may be interested in ideas about future development of cities then I’d recommend visiting the Now and When: Australian Urbanism Exhibition the Australian Urban Design Research Centre. 

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Perth by 2050

Last week I attended and presented at the International Symposium on Digital Earth here in Perth – once again around the topic of planning, development and GeoDesign.  It is interesting trying to present and communicate the changes that are expected … 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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