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Gehl’s grand vision for a people-centric Sydney unveiled

By ALLISON HORE The City of Sydney has released a new study detailing an ambitious plan to make Sydney’s CBD more people-centric. Based on international best-practice and data tracking, the council says the study by urban design firm Gehl will help the city work towards a number of goals laid out in their Sustainable Sydney […]

Heat islands and climate change may make parts of Sydney “unliveable”

By ALLISON HORE Some parts of the greater Sydney area may become unliveable as a result of climate change and the urban heat island effect if immediate action isn’t taken, a new report shows.  But the City of Sydney has announced an ambitious plan to tackle this problem.  The report commissioned by the Australian Conservation […]

New study explores benefits of greening Sydney’s streets

By ALLISON HORE A study released this week explored what the city might be like if Sydney’s lesser used streets were transformed into car-free market gardens. The study by ERA-co was commissioned by Woods Bagot, the group behind the transformation of Central Station. By examining a sample of 11 local government areas in inner-Sydney, Streets […]

Moore stadiums a possibility for Sydney

By Lauren O'Connor   A report for the state government into the management of Sydney’s sporting facilities will be released at the end of May and could recommend a third stadium be built at Moore Park. The sale of the state’s electricity assets under Premier Baird may be used to fund an $800 million stadium. […]