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Analysing water sensitive urban design options

Abstract Planning for ‘water-sensitive’ infill development has become a priority for sustainable urban development in Australia. With city growth, infill development in vacant or under-used land parcels is becoming a dominant mode of development. However, the current ‘knock-down-rebuild’ approach to…
  • Date Published: 10th Jan 2019

Solutions for Norman Creek

Solutions for Norman Creek This Discussion Paper proposes flood resilience initiatives for Norman Creek, Brisbane. It compiles ideas generated during a research synthesis workshop hosted by the Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) and Brisbane City Council on…
  • Date Published: 21st Aug 2018

Urban intensification and green infrastructure: towards a water sensitive city (Project D5.1)

Overview Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) is commonly implemented at a precinct-scale. This enables an integrated approach and the application of an appropriate mix of design and technologies for a spatially-relevant, climate-resilient, and resource-sensitive outcome where local water capture, storage,…