Understanding the roles of green spaces for the sustainable development of Canberra, the National Capital of Australia

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Abstract

This research investigates the importance of green spaces in Canberra's urban planning and explores Canberra's Green Infrastructure (GI) planning opportunities and challenges in the face of urban compaction and climate change. This PhD thesis aims to study Canberra's GI planning practice and governance from a socio-ecological perspective and analyse the ecological and sociocultural values associated with Canberra's green spaces and develop a GI planning framework that can assist in developing a sustainable and resilient urban landscape. To achieve this aim, the research employs a mix of methods, including a historical literature review, policy review, semi-structured interviews, and field visits.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Ignatieva, Maria, Supervisor
  • Vernon, Christopher, Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date10 Oct 2023
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2023

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