Dr Annette Kroen

Annette Kroen is an urban and regional planner with expertise in outer suburban development, integrated land use and transport planning, community engagement, urban governance, and policy analysis.

Annette Kroen is an urban and regional planner with expertise in outer suburban development, integrated land use and transport planning, community engagement, urban governance, and policy analysis.

Her research explores suburban growth areas, transport choice, social connectedness, and urban resilience and disaster risk reduction. Currently, Annette is working on projects investigating natural hazards and resilience in urban complex systems; integration of housing policy, planning, and disaster management; social connectedness in communities on the urban fringe; and the long-term impacts of place-making and innovation initiatives in a master-planned estate.

Annette is interested in research on the benefits of social infrastructure, communities in new suburbs, urban resilience. and active and public transport.

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Projects

People and Place at Minta Farm

2020 (ongoing)

People and Place at Minta is a longitudinal study exploring the long-term impacts of place-making and innovation initiatives at Stockland’s Minta Farm estate on residents’ sense of wellbeing and active connections to place.

News & Blog

CUR Stories

Reform how our cities are governed to manage urgent urban challenges: report

17 March 2021

Local government collaboration with metropolitan governance in Australian cities must reform to better address urgent urban issues such as climate change action, population growth and urban sprawl, finds new AHURI research.

CUR Stories

Ten ways RMIT research is helping to build a more sustainable future

21 September 2020

From turning back the emissions clock to building more durable roads from old tyres, RMIT researchers are tackling today’s biggest challenges and developing solutions for a more sustainable world.

Publications