The Australian Government acknowledges that world class design and a focus on developing places for people can only be achieved through an integrated approach.
Generative: capable of producing or creating
As demand for quality environments in our cities continues to increase, more attention is being paid to the opportunity presented by urban revitalisation as a sustainable alternative to broad scale urban renewal. Article published on EngagingCities.com.
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.
In June 2014, Kylie Legge was invited by Pittwater Council Business to share with the business community how they can be part of the new experience-oriented economy and build a place brand that puts their area on the map.
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Cultural tourism invites visitors to appreciate the richness of a place through its history and archaeology, the lifestyles of its people, its economic and political structures and the built and natural landscape.
Laneways have become the right path for the creative thinking that makes better places, writes Kylie Legge.
A short video on placemaking produced by the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council and Tu Multimedia.
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Oldenburg explores the concept of including an informal public place to our everyday lives, that is, a place that complements the home and work, a place to relax, socialise and always be welcome.
Michael Mobbs is a proud and long time Chippendale resident who has successfully translated his own passion for the environment and sustainable living into a physical and social makeover of his local street.
Community capacity building empowers communities to respond independently to their own challenges and opportunities.
Our most recent poll on the Place Partners website asked ‘What activities would attract you to visit and spend time in a place?’ So what did you think?