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August 13 - That was the week that was...

August 13 - That was the week that was...

Alan DaviesAug 13, 20171 Comment

A commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 13 August 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

August 6 - That was the week that was...

August 6 - That was the week that was...

Alan DaviesAug 6, 20173 Comments

A commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 6 August 2017 bearing on urbanism and its discontents

30 July - that was the week that was...

30 July - that was the week that was...

Alan DaviesJul 30, 2017

A commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 30 July 2017 bearing on urbanism and it's discontents

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 2, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 2, 2017

Alan DaviesJun 30, 2017

A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the June quarter 2017, including airports, transport, heritage, cycling, planning, health, infrastructure, housing, regions

Sunday links

Alan DaviesApr 9, 2017

Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative and occasionally amusing links for anyone interested in cities

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 1, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 1, 2017

Alan DaviesApr 7, 2017

A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the first quarter of 2017, including transport, heritage, planning, infrastructure, design, housing, economics, cycling

Is this week's Grand Prix worth the cost?

Is this week's Grand Prix worth the cost?

Alan DaviesMar 21, 20175 Comments

Victorian taxpayers will spend around $60 million subsidising this year's Grand Prix and a further $360 million to the end of the current contract. Time to share the cost

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in December

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in December

Alan DaviesDec 22, 2016

Decentralisation, high-rise in the inner city, sprawl and farming, Federation Square, suburban McMansions, ABC-TV's Streets of your Town, cycling safety, heritage, and more

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in October

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in October

Alan DaviesNov 24, 2016

The Urbanist discusses infrastructure costs, terrace houses in the 'burbs, Corkman Pub, cyclists and pedestrians, airport rail, cycling and helmets, infrastructure planning, and more

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in September

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in September

Alan DaviesNov 3, 2016

Shoebox apartments, trailer parks, regional dormitories, cycling, gender balance, India, dull Sydney, level crossings, heritage, infrastructure, road pricing, neighbours, and more