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Does this historic building require more

Does this historic building require more "breathing space"?

Alan DaviesApr 5, 20164 Comments

Critics say a proposed new residential tower to be built next door to Brisbane's historic former Customs House will endanger the heritage values of the old building

Should the walls come down at the (North Fitzroy) Star hotel?

Should the walls come down at the (North Fitzroy) Star hotel?

Alan DaviesDec 16, 20151 Comment

Residents are increasingly looking to state and local government planners to protect a hard-to-define ambience or a special quality that’s come about serendipitously rather than by design

Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in March

Recap: all the topics discussed by The Urbanist in March

Alan DaviesApr 10, 2015

A list of the articles published on The Urbanist in the previous month ranging across cycling, trains, favourite cities, heritage, major events, architecture, driving, skyscrapers and apartments

What were the most-read articles in 2014?

What were the most-read articles in 2014?

Alan DaviesDec 23, 20141 Comment

A “top-20” list of those articles published by The Urbanist that attracted the largest numbers of readers over the course of 2014, from trains to bicycles, architecture, motorways, and much more

What if all those heritage buildings hadn’t been torn down?

What if all those heritage buildings hadn’t been torn down?

Alan DaviesApr 2, 201420 Comments

Imagine if those magnificent historic city streetscapes and marvellous nineteenth century buildings in the centres of our major cities were never destroyed. How would things be different?

Will Figurative Architecture be the next big thing?

Will Figurative Architecture be the next big thing?

Alan DaviesMar 3, 20141 Comment

The ability of high profile 'starchitects' to capture our admiration is limited by the Law of Diminishing Shock Value. Figurative Architecture might be the radical step-change they're looking for

An Accumulation of links for urbanists

An Accumulation of links for urbanists

Alan DaviesMay 24, 20134 Comments

Including America's most bikeable neighbourhoods, love trains, lost buildings, world's most expensive train station, breakthrough technologies, and are shopping arcades the new laneways?,...

Does this carpark warrant heritage protection?

Does this carpark warrant heritage protection?

Alan DaviesMar 13, 201312 Comments

A car park seems an unlikely candidate for heritage protection, but an activist group "with 1,000 Facebook supporters" wants to save Melbourne's Total Car Park from being torn down.

Why do we love old buildings so much?

Alan DaviesMay 11, 20114 Comments

In The Land Boomers, Michael Cannon reports how the ‘era of extravagance

When is a building worth protecting?

Alan DaviesApr 4, 20116 Comments

The planning Tribunal’s decision on the former AMPOL building

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