Cable cars now grace many urban skylines, including some of the world’s most populous, congested and poorest cities. Perhaps it’s time for Australia to start looking skyward for solutions.
To be a smart city is to know what your people want and need. And smart city leaders make sure residents can tell them by using technology to maintain a constant two-way flow of information.
Urban planning requires a strategic approach to ensure our cities avoid being just concrete and glass and instead maintain adequate green space.
Highlights from the 2018 Festival of Dangerous Ideas! The two-day event on Cockatoo Island featured fearless talks, curiosity-driven workshops and a FODI-first exhibition of dangerous art.
CityViz by UNSW's City Futures Research Centre is a new data visualisation and analytics initiative capitalising on our unique access to urban big data for Sydney.
With weather events like flash flooding becoming more frequent and extreme, how can cities make more room for water?
Could changing how we think about social housing to see it as essential infrastructure provide a pathway to increased investment?
Countries can help refugees in urgent need of protection, thereby demonstrating international solidarity and responsibility-sharing. But how, why and when do governments decide to offer resettlement – and to whom?
UNSW's Social Policy Centre has found a receptive audience in China.
Australia has one of the most secure electoral systems imaginable thanks to paper ballots. Cybersecurity experts caution against e-voting.
Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.