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Topic: neighbours
Why don’t neighbours matter as much anymore?

Why don’t neighbours matter as much anymore?

We're not as connected with our neighbours as previous generations were, mostly because we're better off; we have greater mobility and more choice

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in September

Recap: all the issues discussed by The Urbanist in September

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

Do we still need good neighbours?

Do we still need good neighbours?

We have less to do with our neighbours than in the past but it doesn't appear to be a big problem for most of us; there are some though who would benefit a lot from good neighbours

Can we make living together better?

Can we make living together better?

OK so now it’s time to turn to State politics. I have a modest idea for making our major cities more liveable that I’d like to offer to the Premiers and Opposition Leaders of Victoria, NSW and Queensland in the run up to their forthcoming State elections. The idea could be named something like the […]

Get social to increase density

Get social to increase density

Almost everyone with an interest in the future development of Melbourne agrees that a key strategy for dealing with unprecedented population growth is to increase the supply of multi unit housing in the suburbs. Unfortunately there is also a consensus that this objective will be hard to achieve given the near certainty that existing residents […]