The human backside is a dimension architects seem to have forgotten.

William H. Whyte

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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 >>

New places have their own inherent challenges, whether brown or greenfield. For place makers, getting involved with the process as early as possible allows for a number of key project efficiencies including team alignment, holistic briefing directions and stakeholder engagement.

In 2008 Lane Cove Council formally adopted the Lane Cove Village Structure Plan. The Structure Plan identified Rosenthal Avenue Car Park (currently 176 surface car parking spaces) as a key development site. The key directions for the site were to create a ‘town square’, and to redevelop the site for community and cultural uses. Place Partners has been commissioned to provide the...
As part of ongoing place making services for Cockburn Coast, Place Partners is working with LandCorp to develop an Implementation Plan to enable the effective delivery of the Place Making Strategy for Cockburn Coast. The Cockburn Coast Place Making Implementation Plan will provide a structured framework for the planning, delivery, management and communication of place making recommendation...
Place Partners has been engaged by LandCorp to deliver a place making strategy and implementation plan for the Murdoch Mixed Use Precinct in Perth. Key objectives of the project are to: -  Define the future place character that establishes a unique point of difference for the precinct -  Provide a community focus and sense of place, linking the range of proposed land uses -...
Place Partners, in partnership with Brecknock Consulting and Landcom has been managing the implementation of the Place Framework and Public Art Strategy for Edmondson Park South with the successful delivery of the first public artwork commission in November 2012 to coincide with the opening of the Landcom on-site sales office.   Created by Sydney based artist Richard Tipping, the...
Place Partners has been engaged by Landcom to develop a Public Art, Landmarks and Gateway Strategy for Edmonson Park South. This plan will be a companion to the Place Making Framework that was delivered in March of 2012. Place Partners will undertake the services with specialist public art consultants Brecknock Consulting.  The plan will provide both an overall conceptual framework to...
Place Partners was engaged by LandCorp to deliver a place making approach for the Claremont Oval Project in Perth. Key issues to be considered during the process include: -  The overall chartacter and identity of the precinct -  The location, scale and mix of retail and commercial businesses -  The character, purpose and role of public spaces -  The relationship...
Place Partners has been engaged by Stockland to develop a Tactical Place Making Strategy for the Point Cook Town Centre. The Tactical Place Making Strategy will develop site specific recommendations for temporary and low cost solutions to existing on site challenges. Solutions will be designed to specifically address place based challenges, that include: -  connectivity -  ...
Landcom has commissioned Place Partners to prepare a Place Framework for Edmondson Park South and build on the key findings outlined in the Background Report and Preliminary Place Plan as delivered under Stage 1. The place making process for Edmondson Park is responsive to both planning and development processes while responding to local and regional needs, values, and aspirations. The Place...
Place Partners has been engaged by JBA Planning to undertake place making services for Edmondson Park, one of the first release areas identified within the South West Growth Centre of Sydney. The Stage 1 place making services will explore the key themes influencing place character, evaluate the challenges and opportunities for the site and identify the next steps leading to a place making...
With the next stage of development at Landcom's The Ponds project getting ready for release, Place Partners has been engaged to consider how the existing landscape can help shape the future character of the new release. An extension of our earlier Place Making Open Space Masterplan, the Stage 4 place making services will consider parks, natural landscapes, existing vegetation and future...