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Displaying 1 to 10 of 10 articles in 2017

Townhouses most popular residential development sites

31 October 2017

Townhouses have become the most popular residential development sites in Australia, trumping apartments and houses as the most purchased.

Becoming more urban: attitudes to medium-density living are changing in Sydney and Melbourne

26 October 2017

Australia is increasingly linked to a fast-growing global population. The populations of Sydney and Melbourne are both expected to exceed 8.5 million ...

Eleven solutions to the housing shortage

22 October 2017

This is a story about housing supply and how we can get more of it. It's not about the increased cost of housing or the difficulty young people face g...

Call for submissions on higher-density housing plan for central Richmond

19 October 2017

Central Richmond could soon have more compact houses including two-storey homes under planned rule changes.

Medium-density living at heart of government plan for Sydney’s Rhodes peninsula

18 September 2017

A draft 20-year plan would see several thousand more people living in the eastern half of the Rhodes Peninsula in western Sydney, housed in medium-den...

The multi-res movement: a prospect for prefab?

1 August 2017

As focus on multi-residential developments and master-planned communities continues to grow, prefab/off-site construction is increasingly being viewed...

High-density housing is the next big thing in the Greater Toronto Area

19 June 2017

Single-detached houses are getting hard to come by. This new reality has given rise to different forms of high-density housing, which the Canadian Hom...

Queensland gets serious about medium density housing

25 May 2017

The Queensland government is following NSW’s lead with a competition aiming to increase the stock of affordable medium density housing.

Missing middle or 'cookie cutter'? Sydney terrace plans spark suburban concern

11 May 2017

Fears that tree-lined Sydney suburbs will be replaced by cookie cutter streetscapes are energising the response by the state's councils to the state g...

Higher density housing can be attractive

30 March 2017

Densification of our city suburbs is not an ogre to be feared - to the contrary, if it is designed well, it can offer extraordinary lifestyle opportun...