Tim Hart, director of Urban Initiatives (which worked on several projects in the wake of the Black Saturday fires), emphasizes the importance of listening and long-term strategizing when working with recovering communities.
In Perth, the Elizabeth Quay precinct has proven popular but its success depends on “unfinished business.”
Perched on a clifftop in Sydney’s Vaucluse, this garden by Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture favours intimacy and materiality over grand gestures.
Andrew Toland reviews the latest edition of Kerb Journal that presents a critical perspective on designers’ roles in the production of political space.
Neuroscientific research that expands our understanding of the specific ways in which the experience of nature affects our mental well-being can help us in designing more beneficial urban environments.