Select Publications


Thorpe A, 2020, Owning the Street: The Everyday Life of Property, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA,

Book Chapters

Thorpe A, 2024, 'Disrupting Infrastructure: Space, Speed and Street Governance', in Addie J-PD; Glass MR; Nelles J (ed.), Infrastructural Times Temporality and the Making of Global Urban Worlds, Bristol University Press,

Thorpe A, 2022, 'Property and planning', in The Routledge Handbook of Property, Law and Society, Routledge, pp. 389 - 398,

Flynn A; Thorpe A, 2021, 'Pandemic pop-ups and the performance of legality', in Doucet B; van Melik R; Filion P (ed.), Volume 3: Public Space and Mobility, Bristol University Press, Bristol,

Thorpe AL; Stickells L; Moore T, 2017, 'Pop-up justice? Reflecting on relationships in the temporary city', in Hennebury J (ed.), Transience and Permanence in Urban Development, Wiley, pp. 151 - 169,

Thorpe AL, 2017, 'Between rights in the city and the right to the city: Heritage, character and public participation in urban planning', in Durbach A; Lixinski L (ed.), Heritage, Culture and Rights: Challenging legal discourses, Hart

Thorpe AL, 2016, 'Land Use Planning', in The Environmental Law Handbook - Planning and Land Use in New South Wales, Thomson Reuters

Journal articles

Cohen AJ; Morgan B; Thorpe A, 2023, 'Prefigurative Legality', Law and Social Inquiry, 48, pp. 1053 - 1082,

Thorpe A, 2023, 'PREFIGURATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE: Mobility, Citizenship, and the Agency of Objects', International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 47, pp. 183 - 199,

Rogers D; Leach A; Ludewig J; Thorpe A; Troy L, 2023, 'Mapping the frontiers of private property in New South Wales, Australia', Geographical Research,

Morgan B; Thorpe A, 2022, 'Place-based pedagogies of hope', International Journal of Law in Context, 18, pp. 427 - 439,

Thorpe A; Morgan B, 2022, 'Prefigurative Legality: Rethinking Municipal Jurisdiction', Urban Studies: an international journal for research in urban studies, 58, pp. 2096 - 2115,

Beck B; Thorpe A; Timperio A; Giles-Corti B; William C; de Leeuw E; Christian H; Corben K; Stevenson M; Backhouse M; Ivers R; Hayek R; Raven R; Bolton S; Ameratunga S; Shilton T; Zapata-Diomedi B, 2022, 'Active transport research priorities for Australia', Journal of Transport and Health, 24,

Thorpe A; Williamson S, 2021, 'Trusted institutions: Expertise, gender, and legitimacy on planning panels', Australian Journal of Public Administration, 80, pp. 638 - 644,

Thorpe A, 2021, '"This Land is Yours": Ownership and Agency in the Sharing City', Journal of Law and Society,

Thorpe A, 2021, 'Reclaiming the Streets? Possibilities for Post-Pandemic Public Space', Town Planning Review, 92,

Thorpe A, 2021, 'Regulatory Gentrification: Documents, displacement and the loss of low-income housing', Urban Studies, 58, pp. 2623 - 2639,

Morgan B; Thorpe A; Cooper D, 2021, 'The hopeful edges of power: Radical governance and acting ‘as if’', Griffith Review, 73, pp. 233 - 245,

Thorpe A, 2018, 'Pop-up Property: Enacting ownership from San Francisco to Sydney', Law and Society Review, 52, pp. 740 - 772,

Morgan B; Thorpe A, 2018, 'Introduction: Law for a new economy: Enterprise, sharing, regulation', Journal of Law and Society, 45, pp. 1 - 9,

Thorpe A, 2018, '"This Land is Yours": Ownership and Agency in the Sharing City', Journal of Law and Society, 45, pp. 99 - 115,

Thorpe A, 2018, 'Hegel's Hipsters: Claiming Ownership in the Contemporary City', SOCIAL & LEGAL STUDIES, 27, pp. 25 - 48,

Thorpe A, 2017, 'Rethinking Participation, Rethinking Planning', Planning Theory & Practice, 18, pp. 566 - 582,

Thorpe AL; Hart MA, 2013, 'Changing Climates, Changing Cities? Planning Reform and Urban Sustainability in New South Wales', The Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 16, pp. 133 - 156,;dn=204711638848451;res=IELHSS

Thorpe A, 2013, 'Planning with the Public?', Alternative Law Journal, 38, pp. 272 - 273,

Thorpe AL, 2013, 'Planning with the Public? Participation in the reform of the NSW planning system', Alternative Law Journal, pp. 272 - 272

Thorpe AL, 2013, 'Public participation in planning: Lessons from the green bans', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 30, pp. 93 - 105

Thorpe AL, 2012, 'Country Profile: Australia', Carbon and Climate Law Review, pp. 261 - 261

Thorpe AT, 2012, 'Too little, too soon? An assessment of Australian carbon capture and storage legislation against the new standards set for the Clean Development Mechanism', Climate Law, 3, pp. 139 - 163,

Thorpe AL; Graham K, 2009, 'Community-based Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of REDD Projects', Carbon and Climate Law Review, 3, pp. 303

Thorpe AL; Graham K, 2009, 'Green Buildings: Are codes, standards and targets sufficient drivers of sustainability in NSW?', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 26, pp. 486 - 497

Thorpe A, 2008, 'Tort-Based Climate Change Litigation and the Political Question Doctrine', Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, 24, pp. 79 - 105,

Thorpe A, 1999, 'Déjà vu: Memory in Architecture', Architectural Theory Review, 4, pp. 64 - 73

Thorpe A, 1999, 'Version to Version: ARM’s Architecture Revisited for a New Landscape', Kerb, pp. 23 - 33

Conference Papers

Thorpe A; Johnson M; Hercus C; Rudge T; Boufous S, 2023, '“You exercise and you get paid for it”: insights from bicycle delivery riders', Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 6009, presented at Australasian Transport Research Forum, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 6009, 29 November 2023 - 01 December 2023,

Thorpe A; Johnson M; Hercus C; Rudge T; Boufous S, 2023, 'Recruiting for road safety research: vital voices, scams and safeguards', Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 4870, presented at Australasian Road Safety Conference, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 4870, 18 September 2023 - 21 September 2023

Thorpe A; Johnson M; Hercus C; Boufous S, 2022, 'Improving road safety for food delivery cyclists​', Christchurch, New Zealand, presented at Australasian Road Safety Conference 2022, Christchurch, New Zealand, 28 September 2022

Thorpe AL; Stickells L, 2014, 'Beyond Protest: Activism and participation in 1970s Sydney', in Gjerde M; Petrovic E (ed.), UHPH_14: Landscapes and Ecologies of Urban and Planning History Proceedings of the 12th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, Australasian Urban History/Planning History Group and Victoria University of Wellington, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ, pp. 797 - 814, presented at 12th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ, 02 February 2014 - 02 February 2014


Thorpe A, 2024, Submission to the Inquiry into Historical Development Consents in NSW

Thorpe A; McCabe A; Johnson C; Hobbs E; Bailey M; Hartigan M, 2021, Developing a national gender equity policy for the planning profession: A discussion paper, Planning Institute of Australia,

Dagraville R; Anwar M; Tomka K; Thorpe A; Kuch D; Milton A; Hasan K; McGrath B; Meegahapola L; Tirunagari S; Jalili M; Newman P; Verschuer M; Economou D; James B; Hargroves C; Mouritz M; Dwyer S; Nagrath K; Paevere P; Spak B; Pellow M; Chhaya S; Barnfather P; Jafari B; Fick J, 2021, Electric vehicles and the grid,

Lee A; McCabe G; Thorpe A; Gibbs R; Bondfield R, 2021, Measuring and Evaluating Extended Outdoor Dining, Sydney

Thorpe A, 2021, Submission to the Greater Sydney Parklands White Paper

Reinmuth G; Crabtree L; Jackson B; Lee A; Perry N; Scheule H; Thorpe A, 2020, Creating the City We Want: Tackling the Barriers to Housing Diversity in NSW, Sydney

McCabe A; Grech E; Thorpe A, 2020, Post Approval Social Impact Management Review: Discussion Paper

Thorpe AL, 2017, Submission to the NSW Government on the 'Planning legislation updates 2017

Thorpe A; Holley C, 2016, Submission to the NSW Government on 'Revised Consultative Committee Guidelines for State Significant Projects'

Thorpe AL; Hart M, 2014, Submission to the NSW Government on the 'BASIX Target Review'

Thorpe AL, 2014, Submission to the Productivity Commission on the 'Access to Justice Arrangements Draft Report'

Thorpe AL, 2013, Submission to the NSW Government on the 'New Planning System for NSW White Paper, Planning Bill 2013 and Planning (Administration) Bill 2013'

Back to profile page