Each of us brings such a private map along and revises it every time we step out the door. These maps have consequences not just for our feelings about the city but for our literal ability to negotiate it. 

Michael Sorkin, Twenty Minutes in Manhattan

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

Place Partners are currently working on a range of exciting projects. Each place is unique and as such our priority is developing a response that meets the needs of each location and its people..

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 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...
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.  
In 2007 the Optus Campus, a seven building 'campus' style precinct in Macquarie Park Sydney, was launched with the vision of everyone being ‘Better Together’. This Campus launch saw the relocaiton of multuple offices from all around Sydney into one place, bringing with it many challenges and opportunities.   To help with this transition and 'cutlure shock', in...
Place Partners has been engaged by Macquarie University to work with the design team and campus community to develop a place making strategy that defines the future character of the campus and its public realm, and to consider strategies that ensure that character is effectively delivered through design, activities, culture, programming and land use. 
The City is perhaps the single largest trend to ever influence the people of the Earth – bigger than the industrial revolution which saw millions of people move to urban environments in search of work, bigger that the information revolution which has seen more than 1 billion people owning their own computer. To put in perspective it is estimated that in 2011 around 3.5 billion people across...