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Entries Tagged as 'Public space'

Sense of place: messier than it ever was, so how do we manage this shifting world?

September 30th, 2016 · No Comments · Cities, Public space, urban renewal

by Edgar Liu and Robert Freestone. Originally published at The Conversation.   Place is a crucial dimension of human meaning and relationships. It grounds us. Our attachments with multiple places are a significant part of our individual and group identities. At one level, these attachments reflect our values and aspirations, while at another level they […]

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All aboard for the Bankstown corridor – or just the lucky few?

September 21st, 2016 · 1 Comment · Affordability, Cities, Construction, Demographics, Government, Housing supply, Public space, Transport, urban renewal

By Professor Bill Randolph, Director, City Futures Research Centre. This is an extended version of an article published by The Conversation. It would be easy to assume that the new Sydney Metro Rail project will create something of an urban paradise along the new Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor through which it will run. […]

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URMO: principles for public space-making to support human health

October 19th, 2015 · No Comments · Planning reform, Public space, Wellbeing

By Susan Thompson, Professor of Planning and Associate Director (City Wellbeing), City Futures Research Centre, UNSW, and Peter McCue, Executive Officer, NSW Premier’s Council for Active Living (PCAL). A version of this post was published in New Planner, the journal of the Planning Institute of Australia (NSW Division). Planners have a key role in creating meaningful and […]

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