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When is a Road not a Road?

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In town planning, sometimes a road is not a road as our client  Splendour in the Grass found out the hard way. The laws on this aspect have been refined over time and this link to a web article by Lindsay Taylor Lawyers explains the… Read more

The Future of Sustainability

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Forum for the Future is a leading international sustainability non-profit organisation. In this article they have identified and inform on seven areas of change that look likely to play a major role in shaping the 2020s. Read more..… Read more

Is this the future of Neighbourhood design?

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Sidewalk Labs has developed a generative design to assist in generating billions of comprehensive planning scenarios. Using machine learning and computational design, the design tool can also evaluate “all kinds of impacts these different scenarios can have on key quality-of-life… Read more

Subdivision Works Certificates

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For some development consents granted on 1 December 2019 a ‘Subdivisions Works Certificate’ (SWC) will need to be obtained instead of and/or in addition to a Construction Certificate (CC). Currently a CC is utilised for both building work and subdivision… Read more