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?
A short video on placemaking produced by the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council and Tu Multimedia.
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Place making can be defined as a collaborative process of creating environments that people are attracted to, and have ownership of. But what happens if the community doesn’t have the capacity (ability, time and/or interest), to get involved in the first place?
The Knight Soul of the Community Project provides us with the evidence base to make a strong argument for why place making provides a positive way to help build economic resilience in local communities.
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.
Kylie Legge, place maker and author of 'Doing it Differently' discusses why creating magnetic places isn't just the responsibility of government and the corporate sector - we all have a role in it. (Page 112 of the SCOOP magazine)
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?
Destination planning aims to limit the negative impacts of cultural tourism upon the history and lifestyles of the local community
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.
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.
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.
Laneways have become the right path for the creative thinking that makes better places, writes Kylie Legge.