WE LOVE Renew Australia and Renew Newcastle! The 'Renew' campaign began in Newcastle in 2008 to revitalise a city centre in decay!
Kylie speaking at the UNSW "Delivering for Diversity Symposium 2015
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Place Pulse is a website that allows anybody to quickly run an urban perception study and visualize the results in powerful ways.
All the GOOD stories are fresh and are supported by statistics, first hand experience and/or case studies. There are interesting articles on urban trending and it supports community involvement and promotion of people places.
KYLIE LOVES the activation and ongoing management of Times Square, New York. A partnership between the Times Square Alliance and mmmm... creating three temporary furniture bowls that can seat up to 8 people.
How can cities help save the future? Alex Steffen shows some cool neighborhood based green projects that expand our access to things we want and need -- while reducing the time we spend in cars.
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APRIL LOVES The RedBall Project. "When your working in public, and to me working in public doesn’t just mean that you’re putting a piece outside, working in public means you’re engaging the public imagination" - Kurt Perschke.
Kylie loves the Swap-O-Matic - a portable vending machine giving you the option to receive, donate or swap an item for another!
Emma LOVES Givebox - small wooden box that provides the community with a space to share clothes, books, games, candles and many other items no longer needed by the original owner.
We love Monocle Magazine! Launched in February 2007, Monocle provides a comprehensive look at current global affairs, culture and design.
Patricia Kirk discusses recent trends in home occupancy and the developer's response to Gen Y's changing needs and expectations. Kirk uses a recent survey undertaken by the Urban Land Institute and an earlier study by RCLCO, to suggest that Gen Y's are moving housing demand from a predominantly suburban to a more mutlifamily urban context.