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Ecological Urbanism vs. New Urbanism

posted 12.10 in resources.

An intelligent review of a 2010 debate at Harvard GSD, at Urban Omnibus. Ecological Urbanism points out that New Urbanism, in its slavish devotion to density, ignores the urgent need to leave space for new, sustainable forms of urban...

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Toolern update

posted 05.10 in news.

The Growth Areas Authority has revised its planning documents for the 2,400 hectares of new suburbs at Toolern, Melbourne. There is no summary document to explain the reasoning behind the changes, and it seems that what little is good about the plan...

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