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.
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.
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.
Destination planning aims to limit the negative impacts of cultural tourism upon the history and lifestyles of the local community
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.
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.
This article discusses the Place Partners seminar that is designed to explore better urban planning in the UAE.
In this article Kylie Legge discusses the public realm – the streets, parks and open spaces of our cities – and how they provide us with the physical space to move, to make connections and to build relationships.
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.
Kylie Legge was recently asked to write an article for Res Publica, a leading magazine publication in Poland, on place making in Australia.
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.
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)