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.
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.
This term defines the process where an urban neighbourhood or area is improved and rehabilitated through the demolition of existing structures, often industrial lands and infrastructure, and replacement with new and up to date public and private infrastructure.
The Australian Government acknowledges that world class design and a focus on developing places for people can only be achieved through an integrated approach.
Originally referring to the presiding protective deity or spirit of the place, in contemporary usage, 'genius loci', refers to a location's distinctive placeness, that is its past, current and future essence.
A short video on placemaking produced by the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council and Tu Multimedia.
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The act of revitalisation is generally considered only necessary where there has been failure - if an area has been allowed to degenerate physically, economically and socially.
Jane Jacobs, (May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was an American-Canadian writer and activist with primary interest in communities and urban planning and decay.
Laneways have become the right path for the creative thinking that makes better places, writes Kylie Legge.
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.
Marisa Novara and her take on urban leadership and democracy - how does the way we treat our pedestrians and cyclists impact on their democratic right for safe mobility?
Generative: capable of producing or creating