A Lazy City Layout

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Frank de Jong from Earthsharing Canada discusses how the poor usage of land effects a city’s development, reflecting the struggle to understand the public and private benefits of our combined improvements. We had the great honour to tour Frank to Australia in 2007.

Speculative Vacancies report release

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Tuesday May 3rd, 7pm Presenter: Tohm Curtis Where: Prosper Australia rooms, 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne Entry: RSVP pls and gold coin entry (to cover drinks and nibbles) For four years we have been pointing to the hidden supply of privately held speculative land as a major issue for the ‘nowhere to live’ media cycle. Instead of sprawling outwards, we should … Read More

The Village Green, Urban Sprawl and Affordability

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Andrew Sadauskas It was a cold Thursday morning when I set out on my quest. My mission? To find the heart of Melbourne’s housing affordability and traffic problems. My quest took me to the middle of Melbourne’s great southeastern sprawl, which now stretches as far as Pakenham. After a morning spent hunting for it on Melbourne’s public transport, I reached … Read More