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Mar 20

Embedding design thinking in high density housing

Between 2011 and 2016, Australia gained 1,037 new citizens per day.  State governments are working to overcome challenges in planning to accommodate population growth in a way that limits urban sprawl and maintains the liveability of our major cities. Higher density development is key in providing housing close to urban amenities and employment opportunities. Approximately … Continue reading Embedding design thinking in high density housing

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Apr 18

New planning code for the missing middle

The NSW government this week released a new draft code for low-rise medium-density housing in an effort to curb Sydney’s crippling housing affordability problems. The code will allow for one and two-storey dual occupancies, while also introducing manor housing and terrace dwellings as new terms meeting the definition of “medium density”. The new system will … Continue reading New planning code for the missing middle