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The Golden Triangle of Great Urbanism

If there is one important technique to understand when it comes to great urbanism, it’s the golden triangle. This condition, when properly configured, cuts across all cultures and architectural styles. 626 more words


Digital Catapult Brighton: Placemaking

Last night in the hot, hot city, a happening happened. A taster event for the Digital Catapult Brighton to open up a discussion on digital technology, innovation, art, culture, design and #placemaking. 393 more words


How Placemaking Is Becoming Indispensible For Developers

Original article published by TheUrbanDeveloper.com 1 July 2015

As Australia’s population continues to surge upwards and higher density living becomes the norm, many architects and urban planners are focussing on ways to ensure that urban areas feel like real communities instead of concrete jungles. 302 more words

Urban Design

Councillor Young vs Skateboards

Councillor Nicola Young took another shot at kids skateboarding around Wellington yesterday.

Skateboarders already colonising the revamped Victoria St. Metal studs will be fitted to deter them & prevent damage…

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Wellington City Council

If you want retailers, you have to play by their rules

Sometimes it seems like retailers and planners are at cross purposes.

Planners look to the future and embrace new practices and concepts like form-based codes, transit-oriented development, mixed-use and place making. 762 more words

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Places for people: User-centred design

Redesigning public spaces provides an ideal opportunity to not only improve the look of the space, but also to make it more user-friendly. How do we know what “user-friendly” means? 475 more words

Applied Anthropology

#DIYcity and #yeglongday collaborate to bring Edmontonians together

WATCH ABOVE: If you had the opportunity to improve public spaces in the city, what would you do? Lisa Wolansky has more on a citizen-driven urban makeover that took place Sunday.  588 more words