There is always the opportunity to celebrate change, whether big or small. Place Partners has been enjoying seeding some of this change, working with great clients on challenging projects that have demanded new ways of thinking and certainly needing a fresh eye in finding solutions.
Kylie was asked to be a guest on Dubai Eye 103.8 to discuss place making in the UAE. The conversation focussed on place making, its role in inner city revitalisation and relevance to the UAE.
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.
Kylie Legge has recently had her article "When public open space is not enough..." published in the Planning Institute of Australia's (WA) Urban Design Chapter. The article challenges the 'size over substance' mentality of public space provision that fail to attract people.
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”.
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.
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.
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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.
Change – it just doesn’t stop The last five years have presented so many new challenges to urban professionals – it seems that everything that we thought was fixed is now flexible.
We are seeing not only the rise of professional place making but also that of communal or community led place making – what we at Place Partners have termed 'Collaborative Urbanism'. If you love cities and want to get involved in making them better places for people, it seems this is the right time for you – as it is for us.