Creating safer public spaces for females
It's not just empty laneways and dark corners where girls and women feel threatened.
From fields of green to a '20-minute city'
With Melbourne’s population continuing to boom, urban planners and academics have a vision for the city to become a network of connected communities where people will be able to walk or cycle to amenities.
Reframing our future technology fears
Don’t worry, your self-driving car won’t kill you – as long as research focuses on people and society, too.
Safe in a city of light?
Very bright and overlit city spaces do not always translate to young women feeling safe in urban spaces, new research shows.
Footpaths are a valuable space for everyday social activity and urban life, but their role is often overlooked in planning urban and public spaces.
A moving idea
We know overcrowded public transport is a major deterrent to using it, but a Monash lab is working to change that.
Small homes, big impact
A post-World War II service that delivered modernist house design to Melburnians could hold some answers to our current housing crisis.
More women in architecture, but too few at the top
Recent reports show that women's representation in the industry has grown significantly, but the number in leadership roles is disappointing.
Shining a light on disability housing
Monash alumna Dr Di Winkler is determined to change the systems that move young people with serious disabilities into nursing homes.
The case for the makers
Creative manufacturing is surviving in urban areas, but the redevelopment of inner-city industrial zones threatens its existence.