The Intensified City: Requisites for successful intensification

Building and block typologies are developed that are flexible and draw on lessons from the past while innovating for the future;

Local identity is recognised and promoted, especially in the public realm;

Public open and green space is easily accessed and plentiful, acknowledging its heightened role in highly built up areas;

Strong and clear governance is provided across buildings and neighbourhoods – a return to the civic;

Development incentives that promote innovation in sustainability and delivery methods are instigated;

Innovative delivery models are implemented that subsidise social infrastructure, and recognise the importance of short-term wins for long-term gain.

Each panellist spoke for 5 minutes – you can listen to their talks by clicking here.