Rob Adams

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Planning guru Rob Adams has fears for Melbourne
Melbourne's apartment boom and subsequent destruction of the city.
Pic Simon Schluter 20 August 2013.

Rob Adams is the director of City Design and Projects at the City of Melbourne and a member of the Cities of the Future Council of the World Economic Forum.

He was made the Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year in 2008 and was awarded the Order of Australia in 2007 for his contribution to architecture and urban design.


The tale of two cities

EssayIN JANUARY 2016 in the holiday atmosphere that envelops Melbourne – remember the Australian Open and Australia Day long weekend? – thoughts about the city’s future seem remote and unimportant. After all isn’t Melbourne ‘the world’s most liveable city’? What is...

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