A series of short films developed as part of the launch of the Global Street Design Guide have us going back to the drawing board, exploring past projects, articles and thoughts around the very definition of a street.
Find out how this city caters to its citizens. Amongst other things, it has successfully shifted the CBD from being more car orientated to pedestrian-friendly, with creative laneways that are populated with covert boutiques, famed restaurants, hole-in-the-wall cafes and vibrant bars.
Melbourne is a city defined by its suburbs. It is the distinct character of neighbourhoods from Footscray to Frankston that help Melbourne regularly sit near the top of world’s most liveable city rankings.
News and views from cities around the world this week.
For the third year in a row, Melbourne has been named as the world’s most liveable city by the The Economist Intelligence Unit Survey. From the Lord Mayor to Molly Meldrum, it seems that almost everybody south of the Murray should be counting their blessings, right? Not quite.
Rashiq Fataar unpacks his mind on this issue of liveability and questions whether using the rankings and applying our minds could not help cities reach towards their own definition of liveability.
From Detroit to Cape Town, here are the articles and ideas which grabbed our attention in the past 2 weeks.
The World’s Most Livable Cities are..? The Economist Intelligence Unit’s latest ranking of the World’s Most Livable cities, sees Melbourne top the rankings. How did your city do?