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.
eSports in schools: Let the games begin
Interest is growing in the possible teaching and learning applications of eSports across all areas of the curriculum.
Reinventing how the public service works
Public servants are eager to become innovative public problem-solvers, but their leaders are standing in their way.
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.
Why Melbourne is Australia’s coolest city
Progressive music policies and innovative branding have made Melbourne the true leader of Australia's music scene.
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.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
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.
The case for the makers
Creative manufacturing is surviving in urban areas, but the redevelopment of inner-city industrial zones threatens its existence.
For the greater good?
Sometimes, improving public health can mean infringing on people’s rights and compromising their interests.
Tourism: spare a thought for the locals
Residents of many tourism-dependent destinations are seeing the unique character of their home towns vanish beneath a wave of souvenir shops, crowds, tour buses and rowdy bars.
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.
Where to now for Melbourne City Council?
Melbourne’s defective city democracy is on show again with an election for lord mayor following the forced resignation of Robert Doyle.
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.
Plea to preserve Melbourne's Federation Square
Apple store would be one step down a slippery slope, from civic square to shopping mall.
RISE: Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.
What lies behind China's clampdown on foreign casinos
The first front is the incursion of foreign casinos into China itself – most notably into the Chinese territory of Macau. Macau has its own separate legal system, so while gambling is officially illegal on the mainland, where only two official...
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Lecturer, Department of Architecture
Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of Undergraduate Journalism in the School of Media, Film and Journalism
Professor, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Senior Research Fellow, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Professor of Architecture
Graeme Davison AO
Emeritus Sir John Monash Distinguished Professor
Professor, Transport Engineering
John van kooy
Research associate and PhD candidate
Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Architecture
Lecturer, Architecture and Urban Design
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Professor, Monash Bioethics Centre
Professor, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Professor, Department of Architecture, MADA
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Interim Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI)
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies
Associate Professor, School of Media, Film and Journalism
PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture