I have been involved in local government / regional and economic development for a long time and I think your work was some of the best I have ever seen.

 

 

Brian O'Dwyer, Brimbank City Council

About

Place Partners is a specialist place making consultancy with an interdisciplinary approach to the creation and revitalisation of great people places. Read More >>

At Place Partners our expertise ranges from the revitalization of existing places to the delivery of completely new places. We work with our clients to create people places that are self-sustaining; economically, socially, environmentally and culturally. To allow you to gain an understanding of our services an overview of a number of our projects is provided below.

Place Partners has been engaged by the City of Gold Coast to work with the Chinatown traders and develop a Retailers’ Guide that will support the look & feel and function of the cultural precinct, and assist current and future traders to improve their product offering. Getting the buy-in from the Chinatown traders and land owners is critical to the success of the project as it would...
Place Partners has been engaged by North Sydney Council to deliver the Public Domain Review of North Sydney Centre. The purpose of this review is to capture the current state of the Centre’s public domain and use the analysis to provide directions for a future Public Domain Strategy. North Sydney Centre Public Domain Review is an assessment of the Centre’s public domain from a...
The Oxford Street Activators are a group of aligned businesses, groups and individuals with a focus on delivering short-term change for long-term gain for the improvement of Oxford Street. As the result of an open workshop held on February 25 at UNSW Art & Design and facilitated by Ryan Reynolds (Gap Filler Christchurch) and Kylie Legge (Place Partners), workshop participants developed a...
The City of Greater Dandenong has engaged Place Partners to assist with the development of a Placemaking Framework for the Activity Centres' Revitalisation program. The aims of the Framework were to provide Council with direction in contributing to the vibrancy of the city's activity centres to ensure they continue to be unique and great places that express strong individual character....
Lane Cove Council held a design ideas exhibition for the public space development of the Rosenthal Avenue Car Park, Lane Cove village, and engaged Place Partners to facilitate the process. The exhibition aimed to share four Sydney landscape architecture firms' concept designs with the community and obtain feedback. Place Partners has completed various community engagement activities...
Place Partners were engaged by ISPT in 2013 to develop a Place Making Strategy for 50 Lonsdale Street in Melbourne: a mixed use commercial precinct with ground floor retail, commercial office towers, a conference centre and Madame Brussels Laneway (a publically accissible, privately owned laneway).  The Strategy identified the need to create a more 'bright, graphic, textured' and...
Place Partners was recently engaged to deliver Place Making Strategies for Postal Lane and Driver Lane in Melbourne CBD (near the GPO). A large component of this job was identifying the Place Brand for each, and providing Principles and Recommendations on how to deliver that Brand, enhance the user experience, attract new customers, and improve the Lane as a great place to do business. 
Place Partners has been engaged by the Hunter’s Hill Council to deliver the Future Gladesville project: a community-led DCP amendment process for Gladesville Village Centre. An extensive range of community engagement activities was delivered in late 2014. The specific purpose of the engagement was to clarify and define community aspirations for the future character and function of the...
The Place Score tool provides a review of the positive and negative aspects of the user experience of places. We consider the 5 key aspects of place attraction and attachment to capture what’s working and also what needs to improve. Each place characteristic can receive a rating between 0-10 and the overall Place Score is out of 100.  You can use the Place Score to:  1....
Place Partners, in collaboration with City Plan Services, are undertaking a review of the Hawks Nest Business Area. The purpose of this review is to establish the appropriate size and location of the Hawks Nest Business Area and to determine whether other opportunities exist elsewhere in Hawks Nest for the provision of commercial or mixed use development.