01 August 2020

Abbie Galvin, Government Architect Department of Planning, Industry, and Environment New South Wales

Abbie Galvin is the 24th Government Architect of New South Wales (NSW) state in Australia, which incorporates the Sydney metropolitan area, joining the role after...

28 October 2019

Philip Vivian, Bates Smart

Sydney’s population is predicted to increase from 4.6 million to nearly nine million by 2061. Even without this growth, the city has already surpassed the...

28 October 2019

Rebecca Lehman, Frank Turquoise Group

New South Wales (NSW), Australia is experiencing population growth and rising property values. To meet the community’s educational needs, this means vertical public schools— intensifying...

01 July 2018

Ivan Harbour, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Critics of height argue that it de-humanizes our cities. Yet a critical mass is a necessity for vibrant city life, and height is a key...

30 October 2017

Guy Lake, Katie Rathbone, Philip Vivian & Kristen Whittle, Bates Smart

With nearly 90% of its population expected to live in its state-capital cities by 2053, Australia is on track to become one of the world’s...

30 October 2017

Kim H. Nielsen, 3XN Architects

The under-design Quay Quarter Tower will create a stunning new building on the Sydney skyline that sets new benchmarks in office tower design globally and...

30 October 2017

Christian Derix, Lucy Helme, Fabio Galicia & Alexander Kachkaev, Woods Bagot

CIVITAS is a search engine for urban conditions, developed to allow stakeholders to identify qualities of livability and urban experiences that suit their tacit desires...

30 October 2017

Helen Lochhead & Philip Oldfield, University of New South Wales

Since 2000, through the City of Sydney’s Competitive Design Policy (CDP), the quality of major projects in the city has been improved significantly, mediating the...

30 October 2017

CTBUH 2017 Conference Speakers

The future of humanity on this planet relies on the collective benefits of urban density; reducing both land consumption and the energy needed to construct...

30 October 2017

Chris Johnson, Urban Taskforce; Elizabeth Farrelly, Australian Graduate School of Urbanism

Australia is at a critical decision point about how to manage projected growth. Historically, the response has been to build suburban sprawl, but this is...