If the whole thing can be absorbed in a glance, like a good poster, and if every place looks like every other place in the park and also feels like every other place when you try it, the park affords little stimulation to all these differing uses and moods. Nor is there much reason to return to it again and again.

Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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Australian Government Urban Design Protocol: Creating Places for People

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In October 2011, the Australian Government released its urban design protocol - a great introduction to urban principles and model processes that focus on developing places for people. While a little top heavy, its a great start in beginning to consider all factors contributing to place, from the macro to the micro scale. 

Check it out below:

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