Reflections on Paul Mees OAM

Reflections on Paul Mees OAM

Practice | In response to recent destruction of heritage homes and parkland for Sydney’s WestConnex road project, we remember the life and work of planning academic Paul Andrew Mees (1961–2013).
Let’s be frank about diversity and renewal

Let’s be frank about diversity and renewal

Practice | Renewing public housing estates to achieve a balanced ‘social mix’ has come to be seen by governments, planners and state development corporations as a remedy for underfunded public housing estates. But is estate renewal really the panacea it’s so often claimed to be?
Sarah Hill: Changing the game

Sarah Hill: Changing the game

Practice | Sarah Hill, CEO of the Greater Sydney Commission, delivered the following speech for the 2016 PIA Kemsley Oration, which in 2016 was co-located with the presentation of the Australian Urban Design Awards.