Lew Sichelman reports on the lofty goals being pursued by a new $6.2 billion live/play/work development known as Barangaroo - planned for a 54-acre site in East Darling Harbor - which aims to redefine Sydney.
Aug 31, 2012 Urban Land
Tim Williams argues that Sydney's ubiquitous and beloved terraced housing provides an exemplary model for developing environmentally efficient and livable communities. So why is their construction being stymied?
Jul 10, 2012 Regeneration+Renewal
Australian and Canadian cities dominate the Economist Intelligence Unit report.
Feb 22, 2011 The Huffington Post
Officials in Australia have announced plans to recast downtown Sydney as a pedestrian-friendly central business district.
Sep 14, 2010 ABC
Without a proper light rail system, Sydney will get left behind as other global cities progress into a diverse transit future, according to planning expert Peter Newman.
Mar 29, 2009 The Sydney Morning Herald
Officials in Sydney, Australia, are creating a blueprint for the city that envisions a broad mass transit system, increased density in the inner city and the suburbs and a much higher skyline.
Jan 6, 2009 The Sydney Morning Herald
A new study warns that climate change will bring significant changes to weather patterns and coastlines, with serious planning implications for Sydney, Australia.
Nov 1, 2008 Sydney Morning Herald
<p>A major plan to improve Sydney's walkability, urban design and public transit system have been applauded throughout the city. The only problem is figuring out how to pay for it.</p>
Mar 27, 2008 The Sydney Morning Herald
<p>A recently announced $12.5 billion metropolitan rail system plan for Sydney has many in the region excited about finally getting a good mass transit system. But they are also wary, as many other proposals promising similar services were never kept.</p>
Mar 24, 2008 The Sydney Morning Herald
<p>The city of Melbourne, Australia, is on track to surpass Sydney as the country's most populated. But the expected population growth may push the city into a sprawling and unsustainable future.</p>
Mar 7, 2008 The Age