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Denser suburbs with the same bush capital character? A young Canberra architect says it's achievable

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
March 20 2022 - 6:30pm
Marko Torbarina in the Tocumwal housing precinct in O'Connor, where he believes density could double with no character loss. Picture: Keegan Carroll

They are the streets that give Canberra its bush capital identity: generous blocks for suburban family homes with dappled sunshine through leafy, mature trees.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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