Archive | October, 2020

Government weighs plan for Melbourne revival

October 18, 2020

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Government weighs plan for Melbourne revival
As Melbourne learns what our first significant steps out of lockdown will be, the Victorian government is considering a proposal by some of the state’s most prominent civic and business leaders to return life to our city.
http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/government-weighs-plan-for-melbourne-revival-20201016-p565z4.html?btis

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Like It or Not, the Suburbs Are Changing

October 17, 2020

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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/16/realestate/suburbs-are-changing.html?referringSource=articleShare

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Choosing the suburbs over city life during the pandemic

October 17, 2020

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Choosing the suburbs over city life during the pandemic

https://www.washingtonpost.com/realestate/choosing-the-suburbs-over-city-life-during-the-pandemic/2020/10/15/01c94c5e-e716-11ea-97e0-94d2e46e759b_story.html

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Getting out of town: Australians rush to rent in the regions | Australia news | The Guardian

October 17, 2020

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Getting out of town: Australians rush to rent in the regions | Australia news | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/oct/17/getting-out-of-town-australians-rush-to-rent-in-the-regions

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Pedestrians First

October 15, 2020

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Pedestrians First – Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

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Study reveals world’s most walkable cities | Cities | The Guardian

October 15, 2020

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Walking improves health and cuts pollution but most cities still dominated by cars, says report

Source: Study reveals world’s most walkable cities | Cities | The Guardian

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Design for the Future When the Future Is Bleak

October 10, 2020

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Design for the Future When the Future Is Bleak

Amid pandemics and environmental disasters, designers and architects have been forced to imagine a world in which the only way to move forward is to look back.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/28/t-magazine/design-future-pandemic-climate.html?referringSource=articleShare

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The e-scooter: road menace or saviour of the commute? | UK news | The Guardian

October 8, 2020

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The e-scooter: road menace or saviour of the commute? | UK news | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/oct/07/the-e-scooter-road-menace-or-saviour-of-the-commute

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Covid-19 has changed working patterns for good, UK survey finds | Business | The Guardian

October 5, 2020

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Few staff say they intend to return to their offices five days a week

Source: Covid-19 has changed working patterns for good, UK survey finds | Business | The Guardian

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Has the pandemic shot down the starchitects?

October 5, 2020

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No, says British architect John McAslan, whose firm recently opened in Sydney: he’s adjusted to it, and even sees some silver lining.

Source: Has the pandemic shot down the starchitects?

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