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Detailed Learning Methodology

This studio was the first of the nationwide placemaking studios created by the Place Agency Consortium. The purpose of the studio was to take students through the first two aspects of a place-based journey; People and Process. People: The students…

Newport’s story

The land of Hobson Bay prior to Europe settlement was home to the Yalukit-Willam people, a name meaning ‘river camp’ or river dwellers’. The Wurundjeri-Willam have long been neighbours of the Yalukit-willam and as such have custodial obligations and shared…

Avoiding Digital Disasters & Outer Suburbs Placemaking

Are you ready for our Thursday arvo double whamming? Placemaking tips and tricks, and potholes to be avoided! Don’t miss Tools for Digital Placemaking: Avoiding Digital Disasters! Or Beyond Tabula Rasa: Towards Deeper Place Engagement in Outer Suburbs. Find out…

RegenXPlace – regeneration and placemaking

Regenerative development is understood through the work of Mang and Haggard (2016), Mang and Reed (2012), Sanford (2017), Plaut et al. (2012) and Cole (2012). It is not restorative development, or activation or revitalisation. Its aim is to deliver a…

Place Week VIC 2019 – 11th-17th May

Place Week is a week-long series of activities that support and celebrate the work of those seeking to transform our public spaces into places where communities can come together. Last year, from the 20th to the 28th of May, Place…

Week 9: Engaging outward

Andrea Cook, Studio Leader Week nine in Studio D (Inclusive Public Spaces in Diverse Communities) was an outward looking week, with a guest lecture on Tuesday and then the student-organised pop up consultations and place activation on Thursday. On Tuesday,…