Build it and they will (hopefully) come
Can Indonesia solve the problems of overcrowded Jakarta by building a new capital on the island of Borneo?
The right size matters
There are sneaky, under-the-radar home renovation remedies that could help solve our cities' housing crises.
Disarming gendered disablism
A new toolkit aims to give women living with disability an avenue to tackle abuse, and to support them to escape community and at-home violence.
A dog's Brexit
As Boris Johnson's tactics cause deep rifts within the Conservative Party, the UK faces a Brexit of radical conservatism – and plenty of risks.
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.
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.
Tapping into change
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
Politicians fuelling the fire
Around the world, populist-nationalist politicians are stoking anti-immigration sentiment through scaremongering.
Learning from London
As Melbourne's population continues to grow, building more roads isn't the answer to its transport woes.
Crowd-mapping gender inequality in the city
Uncovering real experiences of gender in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
Many budding entrepreneurs spend years trying to find their one big idea. For lawyer Sarah Holloway, a recreational love of matcha came first; a thriving business, second.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
Monash drives sustainable development initiatives
From energy storage solutions and smart urban planning, to ensuring a steady food supply in a world of climate change, Monash researchers and industry experts offer insights.
The case for the makers
Creative manufacturing is surviving in urban areas, but the redevelopment of inner-city industrial zones threatens its existence.
Reducing the road toll on country roads
Flexible road barriers are being rolled out on high-risk Victorian roads after research showed they eliminated up to 90 per cent of fatal and serious crashes.
How to make our cities safer for women
Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
How the new Pride building got its groove
Bringing together key members of the LGBTIQ community was critical to discovering what they wanted the Pride Centre to be and helped guide its design principle.
Melbourne public transport: a wish list
Victoria has been allocated almost $7.8 billion for public transport infrastructure in the federal budget. But what are the long-term solutions?
Revived? Tullamarine airport and Monash rail links
The long-touted links to Tullamarine and Monash have again been revived, but questions remain over the plans.
The pounding heart of a music city
The rich history of Melbourne pop music is being documented – along with the cultural conditions that gave rise to it.
Moving forward by going back to the swamp
The proposed redevelopment of the Arden-Macaulay site as part of Melbourne Metro presents an opportunity to return to the area's watery origins.
Creating safer public spaces for females
It's not just empty laneways and dark corners where girls and women feel threatened.
Assistant lecturer, XYX Space Gender and Communication Lab
Deputy Head of Art Design and Architecture (MADA) Design Department
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Lecturer, Department of Architecture
Manager of the Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Faculty of Arts
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Associate Professor, Architecture
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture
Associate Professor of Human Geography and Editor-in-Chief of Migration Studies
Professor, Transport Engineering
Senior Research Fellow at Monash University Accident Research Centre
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Director of Surgical Simulation, Monash Children's Hospital
Professor of Architecture
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology