City Futures Research Centre Arts, Design and Architecture

Seminar Series



Launched in March 2021, the Centre’s seminar program is a platform to share and discuss research findings on urban policy and analytics. It is a forum for Centre researchers and higher degree students, as well as for invited/visiting guests working in our field. We very much hope this will draw interest from academic colleagues in the broader Faculty and beyond, as well as from partners in government and industry. 

Scheduled fortnightly on Fridays from 4-5pm, the program operates in a ‘hybrid’ format where speakers and participants can attend physically at the City Analytics Lab (located in the basement of the Anita B. Lawrence Centre, aka the Red Centre) or online via MS Teams. 


Upcoming events

June
2
2023

CFRC Higher Degree Research Symposium
City Futures HDRs




Past events

Dr Ryan van den Nouwelant "Impact of housing vulnerability on climate disaster recovery: The 2022 Northern Rivers Floods OR Housing demand area analysis" 28th April 2023


Dr Edgar Liu & Prof Bruce Judd "Access to Aged Care Services in Land Lease Communities & Supporting older people ageing in place: Social infrastructure and policy needs" 14th April 2023

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Dr Ed Wensing, "Planning and Local Government laws and First Nations peoples’ rights and interests" 31st March 2023


Dr Bala Soundararaj, "Visualising spatial data – An application-oriented journey through tools, techniques, and technology in the last 20 years" 17th March 2023

  • Dr Bala Soundararaj on "Visualising spatial data – An application-oriented journey through tools, techniques, and technology in the last 20 years"


Prof David Sanderson, "Not-so-natural disasters: how corruption fuels catastrophe" 7th March 2023


Dr Chris Martin "Does tenancy regulation impact rental housing investment?" 17th Feb 2023

  • Dr. Chris Martin on "Does tenancy regulation impact rental housing investment?"


2022


HDR Sypmosium, Alessandra Buxton, Parian Hoseini, Christopher Robinson and Josephine Roper, 9th December 2022

  • Alessandra Buxton; Sharing Spaces, Moving Places: The experiences of young single women in share housing in Greater Sydney, Parian Hoseini; News waves of neighbourhood disruption: examining the cumulative impacts of studentifcation and AirBnBisation in Sydney, Australia, Christopher Robinson; Decision Support for Multifunctional Urban Landscapes, Josephine Roper; Differing approaches to walkability"


A/Prof Esther Martine, " Manufactured insecurity: Mobile home parks and Amercians’ tenuous right to place" & Dr Martine August "The financialisation of housing in Canada" 18th November 2022


Prof Susan Thompson, Delivering Parks for Health and Wellbeing, 4th November 2022


Dr Charlie Gillon, "How professional values, professional ethics, and regulation influence the practices of architects" & Prof Michael Otswald "Architectural and Spatial Computing: Geometry, Movement and Cognition" 21st October 2022

  • Dr. Charlie Gillon & Professor Michael Ostwald on "Michael - 'Architectural and Spatial Computing: Geometry, Movement and Cognition’ & Charlie - 'How professional values, professional ethics, and regulation influence the practices of architects: findings from a systematic literature review'"


Dr Fatemeh Aminpour, Schools' use of public/community open spaces in their local neighbourhood, 7th October 2022

  • Dr. Fatemeh Aminpour on "Schools’ use of public/community open spaces in their local neighbourhood: Implications, opportunities and challenges"


Dr Ben Clifford, Impacts of the housing crisis for planning in England, 23rd September 2022

  • Dr. Ben Clifford on "Implications of the housing crisis for planning in England: Deregulation, Austerity and the Entrepreneurial State"


Prof Hazel Easthope & Michale Teys, A new pathway to displacement? The implications of strata collective sales for vulnerable residents & The evolution of the anticommons18th August 2022

  • Associate Professor Hazel Easthope and Michael Teys on " A new pathway to displacement? The implications of strata collective sales for vulnerable residents & The evolution of the anticommons: Exploring the implications of mixed-use stratum property on facilitating urban renewal by collective sales"


Will Thackway, Bondi to Byron: Comparing the urban and regional rental market responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, 5th August 2022

  • Will Thackway on "Bondi to Byron: Comparing the urban and regional rental market responses to the COVID-19 pandemic"


Dr Sungsu Jo, Smart Cities in South Korea, 22nd July 2022

  • Dr Sungsu Jo on "Smart Cities in South Korea: Sejong 5-1 and Busan Eco Delta City"


Dr Vij Akshay & Dr Laura Crommelin, Regional Australia: Exploring settlement preferences and lived experiences, 8th July 2022


Sugandha, Social Sustainability in the Indian Smart Cities Mission? & Philip Graus, Can urban design improve metropolitan planning?24th June 2022

  • Sugandha and Philip Graus on " Can urban design improve metropolitan planning? An examination of the role of urban design in shaping and delivering the Western Parkland City & Social Sustainability in the Indian Smart Cities Mission - Evaluation & Rating of the 100 Cities"


Prof Hal Pawson, Managing Access to Social Housing in Australia, 10th June 2022

  • Professor Hal Pawson on "Managing Access to Social Housing in Australia: Unpacking policy frameworks and service provision outcomes"


Dr Henry Chin, 2022 Real Estate Capital Markets, 27th May 2022


Dr Andrew Clarke, Reified scarcity and the problem space of need: unpacking Australian social housing policy, 20th May 2022

  • Dr Andrew Clarke on "Reified scarcity and the problem space of need: unpacking Australian social housing policy"


Dr Michael Sinclair, Exploring urban mobility using new forms of spatial big data from mobile phones, 8th April 2022

  • Dr Michael Sinclair on "Exploring urban mobility using new forms of spatial big data from mobile phones"


Prof Chris Pettit & Reg Wade, Understanding the potential value uplift of a high speed rail network across the east coast of Australia, 25 February 2022

  • Prof Chris Pettit & Reg Wade on "Understanding the potential value uplift of a high speed rail network across the east coast of Australia"


2021


Dr Laura Crommelin, Cracks in the compact city, 10 December 2021

  • Dr Laura Crommelin on "Cracks in the compact city: how bad are building defects in strata and how can we better protect apartment residents"


Dr Negin Nazarian, 26 November, Urban Climate Informatics: data analytics and digital infrastructure addressing urban climate challenges 2021

  • Dr Negin Nazarian on "Urban Climate Informatics: data analytics and digital infrastructure addressing urban climate challenges"


Dr Ed Wensing, Indigenous peoples’ human rights and treaty developments in Australia, 12 November 2021

  • Dr Ed Wensing on "Indigenous peoples’ human rights and treaty developments in Australia: Why land and land use should be front and centre in any treaty negotiations"


Prof Bill Randolph, How long does it take to develop a block of flats in Sydney: The impact of planning, 29 October 2021

  • Prof Bill Randolph on "How long does it take to develop a block of flats in Sydney: The impact of planning"


Dr Chris Martin, Housing after prison for people with complex support needs, 15 October 2021

  • Dr Chris Martin on "Housing after prison for people with complex support needs"


Dr Matt Ng, Colouring Australia: Obtaining Building-level Attribute Data & Hojun Lee, A Convolutional Neural Network for Housing Valuation with Geographically Spatial Layers, 17 September 2021

  • Dr Matt Ng on "Colouring Australia: Obtaining Building-level Attribute Data"
  • Hojun Lee on "A Convolutional Neural Network for Housing Valuation with Geographically Spatial Layers"


Dr Ajith Jayasekare, Aesthetic View - Does DTM/DSM Resolution Matter for Automated Valuation Models? & Dr Henry Petersen, Data collection and visualisation for Microclimate Analysis in South Melbourne, 03 September 2021

  • Dr Ajith Jayasekare on "Aesthetic View - Does DTM/DSM Resolution Matter for Automated Valuation Models?"
  • Dr Henry Petersen on "Data collection and visualisation for Microclimate Analysis in South Melbourne"


Prof Sisi Zlatanova, Research from GRID - Geospatial Research Innovation and Development centre from UNSW, Sydney, 06 August 2021

  • Prof. Sisi Zlatanova on "Research from GRID - Geospatial Research Innovation and Development centre from UNSW, Sydney"


Prof Hazel Easthope, Apartments Aren’t Forever: Governance, Redevelopment and Implications for the City, 23 July 2021


Prof Stuart Barr, The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network's research on urban modelling, 09 July 2021

  • Prof. Stuart Barr on "The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network's research on urban modelling"


Parisa Zare, Geo-design in planning and designing for bicycling & Nemanja Nikolic, The Evolving Commercial Geography of the City in Built-form, 25 June 2021

  • Parisa Zare on "Geo-design in planning and designing for bicycling: an evidence-based approach for collaborative bicycling planning"
  • Nemanja Nikolic on "The Evolving Commercial Geography of the City in Built-form: Modelling of Office Submarkets and Property Values in Metropolitan Sydney"


Prof Hoon Han, Human mobility impacts on the surging incidence of COVID-19 in India & Dr Rupa Ganguli, The sales intermediary groups responsible for Sydney’s apartment boom,11 June 2021

  • Dr Hoon Han on "Human mobility impacts on the surging incidence of COVID-19 in India"
  • Rupa Ganguli on "The sales intermediary groups responsible for Sydney’s apartment boom"


Dr Balamurugan Soundararaj, Using Real Time Dashboards to Monitor the Impacts of Disruptive Events on the Real Estate Market, 14 May 2021

  • Dr Balamurugan Soundaraj on "Using Real Time Dashboards to Monitor the Impacts of Disruptive Events on the Real Estate Market. Case of COVID-19 Pandemic in Australia"
  • Will Thackway on "Airbnb's impact on property prices in Sydney"


Prof David Sanderson, Ten takeaways for urban disaster recovery, 30 April 2021


Prof Hal Pawson, COVID-19: rental housing and homelessness impacts: an initial analysis, 16 April 2021

  • Prof Hal Pawson on “COVID-19: rental housing and homelessness impacts: an initial analysis”


Josephine Roper, The effect of walkability on property values in Sydney & Hyungmo Yang, Designing Better Apartments: Spatial layouts of units for families with children, 09 April 2021

  • Josephine Roper on “The effect of walkability on property values in Sydney”
  • Hyungmo Yang on “Designing Better Apartments: Spatial layouts of units for families with children”


David Lilley, From People to Profit: The evolution of social housing renewal in NSW since 1994 & Claire Daniel, Characterising the Digital Planning Literature,19 March 2021

  • David Lilley on "From People to Profit: The evolution of social housing renewal in NSW since 1994"
  • Claire Daniel on "Characterising the Digital Planning Literature"