Topic archives: heritage

Weekend reading 25/26 November

November 24, 2017

That was The week That was… w/e 15 October

That was The week That was… w/e 15 October

October 16, 2017 1

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 15 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

That was The week That was… w/e 8 October

That was The week That was… w/e 8 October

October 8, 2017

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 8 October 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 3, 2017

October 5, 2017 1

A digest of all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in the September quarter 2017, including airports, public transport, cars and traffic, heritage, cycling, planning, memorials

Weekend reading 23/24 September

September 22, 2017

That was The week That was… w/e September 3

That was The week That was… w/e September 3

September 3, 2017 3

Tw3 is a short commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 3 September 2017 bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism

Weekend reading 26/27 August

August 25, 2017

This is why apartment living is different for the poor Outraged romantic: pining for the loss of Old New York Appliances are getting smarter but humans are still lazy Millennial Americans are moving to the ‘burbs, buying big SUVs What’s equity got to do with health in a higher-density city? Dockless bicycles: new transport horizons or mobility spam? […]

That was The week That was… w/e August 20

That was The week That was… w/e August 20

August 20, 2017

TW3 is a commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 20 August 2017

Weekend reading 19/20 August

August 18, 2017 1

Weekend reading August 5/6

August 4, 2017

Is faux heritage the future?

Is faux heritage the future?

July 4, 2017 6

Melbourne City Council requires the facade of this old pub to be retained when redeveloped even though the building has no demonstrated heritage value

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 2, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 2, 2017

June 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

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 1, 2017

The Urbanist Digest, Vol 1, 2017

April 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 Paris the right housing model for Australian cities?

December 12, 2016 2

The argument that Australian cities can significantly increase inner city density by replicating European housing forms is an argument for keeping newcomers out

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in October

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in October

November 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

Should Apple get a bite of Federation Square?

Should Apple get a bite of Federation Square?

November 22, 2016 2

Apple reportedly wants to establish an Apple store with a signature glass cube in Melbourne's Federation Square. Boring; there are more exciting ways to enhance Fed Square

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in September

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in September

November 3, 2016

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

Where to next with the Corkman hotel?

Where to next with the Corkman hotel?

October 24, 2016 2

It's now time for a sensible discussion of what might be done with the Corkman hotel. Let the law deal with the culprit and focus on the best use of the site for the city

Can the spirit of this lost pub be recaptured?

Can the spirit of this lost pub be recaptured?

October 19, 2016 2

Melburnians lost more than bricks and mortar on the weekend when the Corkman hotel was demolished without a permit; they also lost yet another pub

Should we have an Australian Museum of Popular Music?

Should we have an Australian Museum of Popular Music?

September 20, 2016 6

The demolition of Melbourne's Palace Theatre suggests it's time to create a museum that showcases the history and breadth of the Australian popular music industry