We are delighted to be the first recipient of Place Professionals Award by Place Leaders Asia Pacific. This award recognises an individual or organisation that has made a significant contribution to advancing place making through professional service provision, education and/or research.
The ‘Before I die...’ Project by Candy Chang is a good reminder that sometimes engaging with the community is also an act of community and cultural development, and certainly a significant contribution to place.
How is your approach to city making different to other firms out there? When you're at a party and someone says 'hey! what is place making?' How do you sum it up before they disappear to the cheese tray? Kylie talks to Tyler Brule and Andrew Tuck on Monocle Magazine's "The Globalist' radio interview.
The Sydney Morning Herald article 'A keen sense of place' features Kylie Legge talking about place making: what is is, where it's come from and where it might be heading in the future. The article also interviews Jody Summers from Stockland, Gilbert Rochecouste from Village Well, and Dr Beau Beza from RMIT.
Generative: capable of producing or creating
Enjoy our overview of all things 'place'. We'll keep your finger on the pulse of global placemaking; projects, trends, events and generally cool stuff.
KYLIE LOVES collaborative consumption and its role as a technological community bridge - bringing the community together, to share ideas, exchange products and change behaviours.
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Places are complex systems with many elements that contribute to their success. A recent survey, conducted by Place Partners Director Kylie Legge, took up the challenge of identifying what criteria are most valued by the people who use public places in Sydney.
It is always exciting to see an idea come to life, and this is no different for us at Place Partners. In 2011, we worked with City of Canada Bay to develop the Drummoyne Village Public Realm Concept Master Plan, in partnership with Spackman, Mossop and Michaels.
Kylie speaking at the UNSW "Delivering for Diversity Symposium 2015
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The trial park is the first stage in delivering a permanent future park envisioned under the Penrith City Centre Public Domain Masterplan. This is inspired by the approach of Tactical Urbanism, as coined by Mike Lydon: “short term action, long term change”.