Creating Liveable Cities – Regenerating Geelong’s Northern Waterfront

‘Does the Geelong community want to be a Waterfront City with a port at its front door, inhibiting city growth and liveability? As the city of Geelong grows in population, Geelong and the region understandably feel the pressure of accommodating more people, jobs and food production. However, when we look at the densities required in globalContinue reading “Creating Liveable Cities – Regenerating Geelong’s Northern Waterfront”

Transforming cities into ecocities

The eco-city is a term only occasionally heard in Australia. In simple terms it refers to an ecological city, one that aims for circular – closed loop resource systems is climate adapted with clean environmental conditions and sound social support systems. It is aspirational for how we may live in our cities in the future.Continue reading “Transforming cities into ecocities”

Inspired By Nature

In our all-consuming urban lifestyles we are losing our connection to nature and natural systems. Increasingly our lives are surrounded by fast cars, motorways and buildings, less about parklands, growing foods and productive lands. Future generations are growing up having never set foot on a farm, grown their own vegetables or learnt a craft. TheContinue reading “Inspired By Nature”