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Ken Yeang, EDITT Tower

Alan DaviesMar 21, 20101 Comment

I think the "Garden State" could do with a few buildings that take some inspiration from the planned EDITT Tower in Singapore by Ken Yeang - of course we'd have to have a debate about w

Windsor Hotel redevelopment

Alan DaviesMar 20, 20102 Comments

I’m hard pressed to see what opponents are concerned about with the proposed

Housekeeping - sources for my OpEd in The Age

Alan DaviesMar 19, 20109 Comments

A reader of my OpEd in today's The Age (

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Ode to Melbourne

Alan DaviesMar 19, 20101 Comment

Since the Melbourne Urbanist is mostly about, er...Melbourne...I make no apologies for linking to this puff piece, 

Problems with fringe-dwelling are peripheral (OpEd in The Age)

Alan DaviesMar 19, 20104 Comments

I have an OpEd in The Age this morning which the editor has titled

More on My School

Alan DaviesMar 18, 20101 Comment

Following up on my comments about My School on 5 March, Limitations of My Schoo

The jobs are already in the suburbs

Alan DaviesMar 18, 20102 Comments

And these aren’t all low-skill, low-pay jobs either. The majority of jobs in Melbourne occupied by graduates are located more than 5 km from the CBD. This misunderstanding of the g

Increasing multi unit housing supply

Alan DaviesMar 17, 20104 Comments

There's a feature in yesterday's issue of The Age, The Ou

Where cars might be heading

Alan DaviesMar 17, 2010

I've previously written in The Age (Efficiency the key to ca

Google Maps captures flying pliers

Alan DaviesMar 16, 20105 Comments

Amazing photo of a pair of flying pliers captured by a Google Map's camera car in the West Midlands, UK. This appears to be a genuine stuff-up rather than a Photoshop exercise. Go

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