Alan DaviesJul 1, 20137 Comments
The inputs used to manufacture Wimbledon tennis balls collectively travel 50,000 miles. But looking at the length of the supply chain is a poor indicator of their carbon footprint
Alan DaviesMay 23, 20137 Comments
The 2013 architecture Awards season is getting into full swing across the nation. It's timely to ask if Awards tell us much about what good architecture is or if they're just about appearances
Alan DaviesDec 4, 201221 Comments
It's true emissions from public transport aren't as low relative to cars as is popularly imagined, but the savings are still significant. And there are other good reasons to invest in worthwhile transit services.
Alan DaviesMay 3, 201217 Comments
Research published in the latest issue of the journal Geographical Research
Alan DaviesApr 13, 20127 Comments
If we could significantly increase population densities and get many more people out of their cars and into public transport, we’d go a long way toward making our cities sustainab
Alan DaviesMar 7, 201214 Comments
One of the most enduring and pervasive ideas in urban policy is that cities should consist of numerous self-contained and self-sufficient neighbourhoods. With urban villages anchori
Alan DaviesMar 5, 20125 Comments
Alan DaviesFeb 9, 20124 Comments
It seems I was right to raise concerns about the green credentials of RMIT’s new Design Hub. Following publication of my article on Tuesday,
Alan DaviesJul 18, 201113 Comments
There was a very interesting trans-blog discussion over the weekend about one of my favourites topics – McMansions. It started earlier in the month when Helen at
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