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A copy of our 3 hour 'Launchpad' on Urban Design and Placemaking for Townsville City Council

A copy of our 3 hour 'Launchpad' on Urban Design and Placemaking for Townsville City Council

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  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • Note how the buildings in Salamanca Place enclose the space? The markets (soft infrastructure) create wonderful place based experiences - "the icing on the cake".
  • Photo of my favourite oz place what's yours?
    Great view, gritty place (functioning rear lane with rubbish bins and cobblestones). Doesn't meet classic urban design criteria - no active edges, although the graffiti helps as does Movida restaurant.
  • Every city seems to need markets (and laneways)!
  • The Nolli plan (in this instance Rome) is a useful urban design tool. It shows buildings in black and the spaces in between in white. Generally the more complex the pattern the more interesting the place. Think of the pattern of your nearest big box shopping centre - box in black surrounded by hectares of white parking!
    What would the Nolli plan be of your favourite place?
  • A simpler definition of urban design (thanks to participant feedback!).
    Places like Federation Square are designed with one or more functions in mind.
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • Another short planning definition! It is comprehensive though – covers a lot of the points.

    Oatlands a redevelopment of an old state school in Sydney by Landcom which used rear lanes to get garages at the back of houses (and apartments) to improve the street. Designed by one of our interviewees - Clive Alcock.
  • Another short planning definition! It is comprehensive though – covers a lot of the points.

    Oatlands a redevelopment of an old state school in Sydney by Landcom which used rear lanes to get garages at the back of houses (and apartments) to improve the street. Designed by one of our interviewees - Clive Alcock.
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • A simpler definition of urban design (thanks to participant feedback!).
    Places like Federation Square are designed with one or more functions in mind.
  • I have made several movies from interviews I have done with Ozzie urban designers/placemakers. Unfortunately, these are hard to share online at present. Keep your eye out for Placefocus.com - a website I am setting up so you can view these in the future.
  • I have made several movies from interviews I have done with Ozzie urban designers/placemakers. Unfortunately, these are hard to share online at present. Keep your eye out for Placefocus.com - a website I am setting up so you can view these in the future.
  • I have made several movies from interviews I have done with Ozzie urban designers/placemakers. Unfortunately, these are hard to share online at present. Keep your eye out for Placefocus.com - a website I am setting up so you can view these in the future.
  • It's all about the quality of the public space - the area between the buildings (usually in public ownership) which is quickly forgotten.
    Lindy + Allan's house in my street contributes to the street by defining the transition from public to private space. It features an obvious front gate and low fence, front door leading to the veranda (a place for strangers out of the rain), front room is semi public (sitting room not a bedroom). Garage to the side.
  • It's all about the quality of the public space - the area between the buildings (usually in public ownership) which is quickly forgotten.
    Lindy + Allan's house in my street contributes to the street by defining the transition from public to private space. It features an obvious front gate and low fence, front door leading to the veranda (a place for strangers out of the rain), front room is semi public (sitting room not a bedroom). Garage to the side.
  • Suburban fringe residential development by Mirvac (through Landcom) which is closer to the street, two stories and not dominated by garages.
    Shame about the bollards?
  • It does this by placing the garages at the rear of the house. A little parsley on the pig though as the rest of the estate utilises standard garages at the front which impact on the street. (WA is leading the charge in good suburban (and inner city) development).
  • A good introduction to urban design – which hasn’t dated. Beautiful hand drawn illustrations of European cities by the author.
  • An easy book to read (do yourself a favour and borrow it from the library!) which confirms that cities need public places with different functions. Not just deserted city spaces!
  • It's all about quality public space - which can affect the way people feel. A drawing of an apartment building which not only responds to the climate... but also the street!
    “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. Winston Churchill
  • It's all about quality public space - which can affect the way people feel. A drawing of an apartment building which not only responds to the climate... but also the street!
    “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us”. Winston Churchill
  • Urban design is an activity and an end result.
    The linear park in KGUV looked good on plan, but may be missing a clear function. Could be a really good playground or skate park, or performance space?
  • According to Chris Melsom (HASSELL Perth) a key characteristic of urban designers is emotional intelligence. Wikipedia says that there are 2 characteristics of EI:
    Self-awareness – the ability to read one's emotions and recognize their impact while using gut feelings to guide decisions.
    Self-management – involves controlling one's emotions and impulses and adapting to changing circumstances.
    Social awareness – the ability to sense, understand, and react to others' emotions while comprehending social networks.
    Relationship management – the ability to inspire, influence, and develop others while managing conflict.
    Image is a scale model of Shanghai in the Town Planning museum in a prominent location the cities central square.
  • Urban design relies on built form at different scales. The plan of Wellard on the southern Perth railway line should deliver good urban design based on its structure and scale.
  • Great places benefit from a ‘sense of place’...
  • which is broader than built form. Places tend to be our favourite parts of the city - whereas spaces tend to be dead or unsafe?
    A lookout along Latrobe Tce in Paddington, Brisbane – one of my favourite places (has anyone seen the TV remote?).
  • Often social fabric (soft infrastructure) is critical to placemaking - the events, festivals etc
    The arrow marks the couch!
  • The Morrison Institute have built on the work of Richard Florida and others to identify the qualities of cites (and their regions) which attract knowledge based workers (like us).
    Percentage of gay and lesbian people in a city is an indicator of the populations tolerance.
    Cities are know competing with each other to deliver these outcomes.
  • So because urban design is multidisciplinary planners can not only contribute they can also lead the process. Particularly when we think creatively and work in 3 dimensions.
    Melbourne city square – controversially created in the 1960s with the demolition of heritage buildings and opened in 1980 by QEII. It was redeveloped from1997 to 2000 with part of the site sold for a hotel.
  • "Andrew's guide to design leadership in urban design projects."
    Most projects as need a facilitator to support the design lead. Planners tend to make good project facilitators.
    Fringe residential development by Australand which is creating a centre through two storey town houses overlooking a new park. Garages at the rear help.
    This is a good way of making a centre in the suburbs without retail uses. It need not rely on high quality landscaping either.
  • Pathways @ Northlakes (yellow circle) - opposite the new Westfield shopping centre (blue) which engages with the street.
    The old Pine Rivers Shire Council worked hard to deliver urban outcomes in this new Centre.
  • When I was at HASSELL I led a team in a 2 day design workshop with public stakeholders to plan a new library, senior school and recreation centre with a main street outcome. We also included a laneway, central park and on street carparking.
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • Keep your eye out for Placefocus.com
  • Have a look at the ‘Built to Last” movie on the internet site and tell me what you think? There are a couple of other movies on this site you might like to view as well.
    http://www.youtube.com/user/1standMain#p/u/2/VGJt_YXIoJI
    What do you understand about New Urbanism?

  • Have a look at the additional info - particularly the 'value of urban design' when you are trying to convince people to spend money.
    An ordinary apartment building in Byron Bay compensated through a nice cafe/bar which celebrates the corner! What happens at street level is critical.
  • The cascades in Oatlands is a landscaped pathway designed as a compromise to the existing community who didn't want a street connection.
    These houses relationship to the street is facilitated by rear garages.
  • The photo should give you a clue for question 1.2. I am looking for urban space (e.g. not backyards)
  • An impressive six green star office building in Melbourne.
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • Michael’s guide to housing affordability could easily be titled Andrew’s guide to urban design in the suburbs?
  • Michael’s guide to housing affordability could easily be titled Andrew’s guide to urban design in the suburbs?
  • Michael’s guide to housing affordability could easily be titled Andrew’s guide to urban design in the suburbs?
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • Congratulations we are over the hump!
    We skip section 7 in the presentation and cover it at the end.
    The next 3 sections are an opportunity to ‘roll our sleeves up and get our hands dirty’.
    The East Perth Redevelopment Authority (EPRA) showed character to tackle a brownfield site first, and build a new harbour. What an asset for Perth!
  • A good initiative in Victoria and hopefully a trend for the rest of our valuable places.
  • A good initiative in Victoria and hopefully a trend for the rest of our valuable places.
  • Built from local granite in 1858 the Bank of Australasia was committed to the vision for Yackandandah.  A nice example of single storey mixed use - the bank at the front with the managers residence to the side.  A small front garden transitions between public and private space.  
    This contributes to one of the best and intact main streets in Australia!
  • Vision California is a more recent example of Calthorpe’s approach to regional planning. http://www.calthorpe.com/files/Vision%20California%20Brochure%20v2.pdf
    The alternative futures produced in Vision California will not just be a collection of goals, policies, maps, or pictures – they will be quantitatively assessed to show how varying land use and infrastructure investments can meet state goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as related objectives for open space and farmland preservation, community health, mobility, housing affordability, energy and water use, and more. It is this unique combination of alternatives and the quantification of their impacts that can lead to more informed and strategic decisions about the future of our state. By clearly defining the critical consequences of various growth options, it will enable informed policy decisions to be made about how to shape the California's growth.

  • Another movie you will eventually be able to see on www.placefocus.com
  • The new library with a cafe on the corner and learning facilities upstairs is a great example of the public sector delivering good urban design with public buildings and facilitating a new urban centre!
  • Have a look at this movie on the James Hardie website. Glenwood Park is one of the better projects – in my view.
  • Another movie to look forward to!
    Bill Chandler confirming that good urban design delivers places for users.
  • This is a new suburb in a ‘new town’ on the edge of Brisbane. Mirvac developed this shopping centre (near a new train station) with two malls running parallel to a high street.
    This is leading edge for shopping centres in Queensland.
    I am not sure why they closed the street on a Saturday – no obvious sign of streetworks. I don’t think they were filming a movie? Perhaps to enable the pedestrians to cross between the malls? Although, it seemed to make the space feel a little too quiet?
    I wonder if this is consistent with the conditions of approval?
  • A good way to think about design – the physical definition of streets!
    We don’t build fire stations like this anymore...
  • Another movie you will eventually be able to see on www.placefocus.com
  • The Morrison Institute have built on the work of Richard Florida and others to identify the qualities of cites (and their regions) which attract knowledge based workers (like us).
    Percentage of gay and lesbian people in a city is an indicator of the populations tolerance.
    Cities are know competing with each other to deliver these outcomes.
  • The Morrison Institute have built on the work of Richard Florida and others to identify the qualities of cites (and their regions) which attract knowledge based workers (like us).
    Percentage of gay and lesbian people in a city is an indicator of the populations tolerance.
    Cities are know competing with each other to deliver these outcomes.
  • The Morrison Institute have built on the work of Richard Florida and others to identify the qualities of cites (and their regions) which attract knowledge based workers (like us).
    Percentage of gay and lesbian people in a city is an indicator of the populations tolerance.
    Cities are know competing with each other to deliver these outcomes.
  • The Morrison Institute have built on the work of Richard Florida and others to identify the qualities of cites (and their regions) which attract knowledge based workers (like us).
    Percentage of gay and lesbian people in a city is an indicator of the populations tolerance.
    Cities are know competing with each other to deliver these outcomes.
  • The Morrison Institute have built on the work of Richard Florida and others to identify the qualities of cites (and their regions) which attract knowledge based workers (like us).
    Percentage of gay and lesbian people in a city is an indicator of the populations tolerance.
    Cities are know competing with each other to deliver these outcomes.
  • I appreciate your feedback on this online course. Contact me if you need help.
  • I appreciate your feedback on this online course. Contact me if you need help.
  • Transcript

    • 1. PLACEMAKING LAUNCHPAD - TOWNSVILLE Victoria Bridge, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 2. INTRODUCTION ▸ Welcome + Introduction (AKH) ▸ Emergency + OHS ▸ Lighting/AC ▸ Participant list ▸ www.slideshare.com ▸ Manual ▸ Terminology ▸ Learning styles + requirements ▸ Questions? Salamanca Market - Hobart, TASSalamanca Place – Hobart, TAS
    • 3. INTRODUCTIONS Hosier Ln (Graffiti Ln) - Melbourne, VIC, AUS ▸ Tell your neighbour Favourite Australian urban place
    • 4. Big Muster Dve - Dinner Plain, VIC, AUS ▸ OUR AIM TO ASSIST PEOPLE CREATE AND PROMOTE QUALITY PLACES. ▸ Upon completion you should have: ▸ a shared understanding of urban design and placemaking; ▸ an appreciation of what it means individually and to Mackay; ▸ an understanding of the broad benefits to the community and Council; ▸ an understanding of how Council can deliver Places for People; and ▸ A common platform and language for urban design and placemaking. OUTCOMES
    • 5. PROGRAM VS MANUAL The Strand, Townsville, QLD, AUS 1 Urban Design + Placemaking 101 2 Civic Principles 3 Place Qualities 8 Outcomes 4 Place Typology 5 Place process 6 Place roles 7 Toolkit - placemaking ideas 9/10 Links+ conclusions Placemaking Trends What+Why How+Who
    • 6. Gozzard St, Gungahlin, Canberra, ACT, AUS 1.1 OUR NEW PROTOCOL ▸ http://www.urbandesign.gov.au/ ▸ It is concerned with the arrangement, appearance and function of our suburbs, towns and cities. ▸ It is both a process and an outcome of creating localities in which people live, engage with each other, and the physical place around them. ▸ It involves many different disciplines. ▸ It operates from the macro to the micro scale. ▸ It influences economics, the physical scale and the social and cultural nature of a locality ▸ It is a long-term process that continues to evolve over time.
    • 7. Hibberson St, Gungahlin, Canberra, ACT, AUS 1.1 PIA URBAN DESIGN CHAPTER “Urban design aims at the creation of useful, attractive, safe, environmentally sustainable, economically successful and socially equitable places. Good urban design pursues local identity and sense of place, cultural responsiveness and purposeful environmental innovation. It achieves a high level of quality, comfort, safety, equity, beauty and cohesion in the overall, physical outcome of all the development, planning, engineering, architectural and landscape design decisions that contribute to urban change.”
    • 8. Caroline Springs Boulevard, Caroline Springs, Melbourne, VIC, AUS ▸ “Urban Design has emerged as an area of design practice shared between, and at the nexus of, the professions of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Architecture and is concerned with the visioning and implementation of sustainable urban public spaces and settlements.” http://www.aila.org.au/urbandesign/ 1.1 AILA DEFINITION (?)
    • 9. Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson, Perth, WA, AUS 1.1 RAIA URBAN DESIGN POLICY “Urban Design aims to maximise public benefit by ensuring development is coordinated and assessed in relation to long term urban outcomes.”
    • 10. 1.1 URBAN DESIGN
    • 11. Coronation St, Bardon, QLD, AUS 1.1 INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS PLACEMAKING? ▸ “Placemaking is the art of creating public places of the ‘soul’ that uplift and help us connect with people” Course Participant ▸ “Placemaking is about creating memorable places which are potentially transformative” David Engwight
    • 12. Parap Markets, Parap, Darwin, NT, AUS 1.1 INTRODUCTION: URBAN DESIGN V PLACEMAKING? ▸ Urban design: ▸ House ▸ New buildings and infrastructure ▸ design ▸ space ▸ new places ▸ Utilitarian ▸ Experts? ▸ Enables placemaking? ▸ Placemaking: ▸ Home ▸ Existing buildings and places ▸ social programs ▸ place ▸ existing ▸ Social ▸ Ownership by the people (spirit) ▸ People watchers?
    • 13. Wandoo St, Tenneriffe, Bne, QLD, AUS_
    • 14. 1.1 INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS URBAN DESIGN?
    • 15. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACES ▸ The area around buildings which people use ▸ Public vs private space. ▸ The focus of urban design ▸ Easily left out? ▸ Pre WWII (design over expense) Alan + Lindy’s house (my street) – Brisbane, QLD
    • 16. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACES
    • 17. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACES ▸ Post WWII: the rise of the car Stanhope Gardens – Sydney, NSW
    • 18. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACES
    • 19. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACES
    • 20. 1.2 RANGE OF PUBLIC SPACE NEW CITY LIFE Jan Gehl ▸ Urban stroll ways: boulevards, avenues, streets ▸ Main city space: squares, frame events ▸ Local city space: playing and staying ▸ Ceremonial city: seats of power, celebrations ▸ Deserted city space: large surfaces few activities ▸ Transport hubs: dominated by people in transit ▸ Green city spaces: variety of uses ▸ Staged city space: staged sensory experiences ▸ Temporary city space ▸ Aquatic city space ▸ Waterfront city space: access to views and water; and ▸ City space for play and sport: permanent specialised equipment Subiaco, Perth, WA, AUS
    • 21. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACE ▸ Urban designers believe that the arrangement and the qualities of the public space affects the way people react, interact, behave and feel. ▸ William H Whyte : It is difficult to design a space that will not attract people. What is remarkable is how often this has been accomplished . Apartment Building - Cairns Deicke Richards ▸ Urban design must create public spaces of quality.
    • 22. 1.2 QUALITY PUBLIC SPACE Apartment Building - Cairns Deicke Richards Portside Markets, Hercules Street, Brisbane, Queensland, AUS
    • 23. Leigh St, Adelaide, SA, AUS 1.3 URBAN DESIGN ▸ Activity + end result ▸ Verb – the process of urban design ▸ Noun – the quality of the place
    • 24. 1.5 URBAN DESIGNERS ▸ They cannot be an authority in all these areas ▸ They need to be experts in integrating information and ideas ▸ From their team, client, stakeholders and the community ▸ Critically they need to see the big picture Town Planning Museum - Shanghai
    • 25. 1.6 URBAN DESIGN AND FORM ▸ Built form influences our use and appreciation of place ▸ Urban designers influence place through - ▸ buildings (location, shape and size) ▸ structures and; ▸ quality of spaces. Wellard – Perth, WA http://www.thevillageatwellard.com.au/Wellard.aspx The hierarchy of form Urban Initiatives 2003
    • 26. 1.7 SENSE OF PLACE “Urban design is not just about physical form, but lived experience as well. It has a social and psychological dimension. At its best, urban design is about feeling at home in the world: creating a sense of continuity and authenticity.” (Buchanan, 2009) Valley Fiesta - Brisbane http://www.mapcreative.com.au/images/portfolio/valley-fiesta-2007.gif
    • 27. 1.7 SENSE OF PLACE ▸ Broader meaning > built form ▸ Negative connotation of space? ▸ Our favourite part of the city is a place ▸ Place may have a purpose, blurry edges, identified by name... ▸ A personal connection with people ▸ Engwicht Secret 1 - make people feel at home ▸ “Place is a feeling not a location” Given Tce, Paddington, Brisbane, QLD, AUS
    • 28. 1.7 SENSE OF PLACE ▸ Soul of the place – attachment and belonging ▸ Built environment +++ features, events, people and activities ▸ Social Fabric ▸ Emerging attributes: opportunity, identity, innovation, creativity, authenticity – more powerful attractors
    • 29. 1.7 SENSE OF PLACE ▸ Characteristics of successful and highly valued places (Morrison Institute): ▸ quality natural environment ▸ innovation and cultural capacity ▸ distinctive amenities ▸ street life, “hipness”, tolerance ▸ choice and diversity ▸ accessibility. Queensberry Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS
    • 30. 1.8 OUR ROLE? ▸ Urban design – not one person or profession ▸ Fundamentally multi- disciplinary and collaborative ▸ Planning – traditionally the right mix of uses in the right location... ▸ Successful places depend on physical form of development as well ▸ Plus the social fabric (soft infrastructure) ▸ No accreditation for urban design in Australia - AILA City Square, Melbourne, VIC, AUS
    • 31. 1.8 URBAN DESIGN LEADERSHIP? ▸ Planners – big picture thinkers with broad training, project management skills and collaborative mind set... broad scale master planning ▸ Architects – much more than buildings and design, offer solutions. Increasingly focussed on place, not just the building... form in urban design ▸ Landscape Architects – strong site analysis and design skills... designing the space into place ▸ And others…. ▸ Good urban designers often have more than one qualification Riverbank Drive - The Ponds, Sydney, NSW, AUS
    • 32. 1.8 URBAN DESIGN LEADERSHIP? Northlakes, QLD
    • 33. 1.8 URBAN DESIGN LEADERSHIP?
    • 34. 1.8 URBAN DESIGN LEADERSHIP? Northlakes, QLD
    • 35. 1.0 PLACEMAKING – CLIVE ALCOCK
    • 36. 1. VIDEO - CNU
    • 37. 1.0 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ▸ Page 22 (USA DoT) ▸ Design ▸ Public Places ▸ Value of Urban Design Byron Bay, NSW
    • 38. 1. SUMMARY ▸ Urban design and Placemaking ▸ Quality public places ▸ Inherently collaborative and multi-disciplinary ▸ Urban design and form ▸ Sense of place ▸ Our role in urban design Hunterford Estate Oatlands - Sydney, NSW
    • 39. 1. REFLECTION ▸ Individual – group: short answer test p155 1.1 What is your definition of urban design? 1.2 Explain the meaning of placemaking and its relationship to urban design 1.3 Name two examples of private urban space and public space. What’s the difference? 1.4 Who should take the design lead on urban design projects? ▸ Group discussion ▸ How is urban design delivered in your workplace? ▸ Aussie tour of our bonza places Adelaide Arcade, Rundle St Mall– Adelaide, SA, AUS
    • 40. PROGRAM – SESSION 2 Hitchcock Ave - Barwon Heads, VIC, AUS 1 Urban Design + Placemaking 101 2 Civic Principles 3 Place Qualities 8 Outcomes (p131) 4 Place Typology 5 Place process 6 Place roles 7 Toolkit - placemaking ideas 9/10 Links+ conclusions Placemaking Trends
    • 41. PLACEMAKING...
    • 42. Palmerin St, Warwick, QLD, AUS BENEFITS OF PLACEMAKING ▸ Avoid adverse effects ▸ Doesn't necessarily increase costs ▸ Reduces Costs ▸ Delivers customers value ▸ Pro-development ▸ Delivers broad benefits to society
    • 43. REDUCE ADVERSE EFFECTS ▸ “The City of Casey has the highest reported incidence of family violence and child protection notifications within Victoria.” http://www.caseyconnect.net.au/promotin gpeace-familyviolence/ ▸ “In America, Robert Putnam found “a simple rule of thumb: every 10 minutes of commuting results in 10% fewer social connections”. ▸ In Australia 10% of working parents spend more time commuting than they do with their children.” (Grattan Institute 2012) “The modern America of obesity, inactivity, depression, and loss of community has not ‘happened’ to us; rather we legislated, subsidized, and planned it.” http://www.placemakers.co m/2012/11/12/urban- happiness-index- revisited/
    • 44. DOESN'T NEED TO COST MORE Section 8 Bar, Tatersalls Lane, Melbourne, VIC, AUS ▸ “Improving social connection is not necessarily hard or costly. In many cases, big returns can come from small outlays.” (Grattan Institute 2012)
    • 45. Dallas, Melbourne, VIC, AUS COSTS AND BENEFITS OF PLACEMAKING ▸ Avoid adverse effects ▸ Doesn't necessarily increase costs ▸ Reduce Costs ▸ Delivers benefits customers value ▸ Pro-development ▸ Delivers broad benefits to society
    • 46. REDUCE COSTS - POPUP Yarraville, Melbourne, VIC, AUS,
    • 47. http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=4236 REDUCE COSTS - PROTOTYPING
    • 48. http://laughingsquid.com/parklets-the-tiny-parks-of-san-francisco/ REDUCE COSTS - PARKLETS
    • 49. REDUCE COSTS – DISASTER RESILIENCE Victoria St – Mackay, QLD, AUS ▸ “the quality of the built environment has been shown to have some association with social cohesion in these neighbourhoods” Dempsey, N., 2009 ▸ Through our social connections we share information, resources and skills. This makes communities more dynamic and more resilient” (Grattan Institute 2012) ▸ “The impact of a Chicago heatwave on the elderly shows that social connection can make the difference between life and death.” (Grattan Institute 2012)
    • 50. Amp Ln - Albury, NSW, AUS REDUCE COSTS – ENABLE THE LOCALS
    • 51. Centre Place, Melbourne, VIC, AUS ▸ "in a world where slow growth is normal, society can't afford the costs of our shopping centres” Joe Nickol REDUCE COSTS - OVERALL ▸ Poor design can have significant adverse effects ▸ May not always cost more upfront ▸ Utilise existing infrastructure ▸ Enable natural disaster resilience ▸ Enable the locals (SCIP)
    • 52. Ford St - Beechworth, VIC, AUS COSTS AND BENEFITS OF PLACEMAKING? ▸ Avoid adverse effects ▸ Doesn't necessarily increase costs ▸ Reduce Costs ▸ Delivers benefits customers value ▸ Pro-development ▸ Delivers broad benefits to society
    • 53. Village Square, Eastern Rd, Browns Plains, Brisbane, QLD, AUS PLACEMAKING Costs Benefits
    • 54. PLACE = AFFORDABLE LIVING Palmerston Lane, Fitzgibbon Chase, Brisbane, QLD, AUS ▸ AusHomes Villa House ▸ 320 m² (two community titles – Villa + loft) ▸ 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms (121 m²) ▸ $299,900 in 2011 ▸ Fitzgibbon Chase Snapshot ▸ Housing Innovations Kuranda Park Way, Fitzgibbon Chase, Brisbane, QLD, AUS
    • 55. ▸ AusHomes Villa House ▸ 320 m² (two community titles – Villa + loft) ▸ $299,900 in 2011 ▸ Aiming to achieve 50 dwellings/ha in next stage on freehold title. ▸ Housing Innovations ▸ Fitzgibbon Chase Snapshot PLACE = AFFORDABLE LIVING Palmerston Lane, Fitzgibbon Chase, Brisbane, QLD, AUS ▸ AusHomes Loft Home ▸ 320 m² (two community titles – Villa + loft) ▸ 1 Bedroom + 1 bathroom (97m²) ▸ $199,900 in 2011 ▸ Aiming to achieve 50 dwellings/ha in next stage on freehold title. ▸ Housing Innovations
    • 56. 8.4 HOUSING AFFORDABILITY ▸ Matusik Missive 26th May 2010 ▸ How can we actually deliver a cheaper home? ▸ Maximum built product size of 150 m². Owners could extend in the future if they wished. ▸ Allotment sizes below 400 m². Frontages, if possible, kept at 10 metres. ▸ Rear lane access wherever possible. ▸ Offset density, in clusters, adjacent to open space and where appropriate, institutional land use such as schools, sports facilities etc. ▸ Provide carports rather than garages. ▸ Tandem parking – designed to hold two cars off the street. ▸ Double storey construction. ▸ Alternative building materials – brick and tile, takes way too long to construct.
    • 57. 8.4 AFFORDABLE LIVING ▸ Next Generation Planning Source: http://versatile1.wordpress.com/2008/03/13/
    • 58. PLACE = SAFETY Darwin Waterfront, Darwin, NT, AUS ▸ “Current research has already shown that CPTED is an effective tool in reducing opportunities for crime, fear of crime and nuisance problems“ ACT Crime Prevention and Urban Design Resource Manual ▸ "Some benefits can be achieved from CCTV roll-out, but these are often misunderstood and overstated. Aside from the large costs, there are also risks, including the loss of privacy, particularly as the technology becomes more sophisticated.“Sydney Morning Herald
    • 59. PLACE = HEALTHY + FIT State Library, Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC, AUS ▸ If one in ten Massachusetts adults started a regular walking program, the state would save $121 million in heart disease expenditures annually. [MA Dept. of Public Health, 2008] ▸ Combining vigorous exercise and walking each week produced a 50% reduced mortality. [Arch Internal Medicine, 2007] ▸ 1 in 3 children born in USA in 2000 will develop diabetes ▸ Car accidents are the leading cause of deaths 0-24 ▸ Exercise affects learning, memory and cognition. College students showed improved performance on recognition memory tasks after exercise. [NYU current research]
    • 60. PLACE = TRANSPORT SAVINGS Flinders St, Adelaide, SA, AUS ▸ “In Melbourne, almost 8% of areas with the greatest need for public transport have no access at all.“(Grattan Institute 2012)
    • 61. PLACE = MORE TIME, LESS CONGESTION Clarkson, Perth, WA, AUS ▸ Living car-free in walkable areas fits younger lifestyles. Fewer young people want cars. In 1995 people age 21 to 30 drove 21 percent of all miles driven in the U.S.; in 2009 it was 14 percent, despite consistent growth of the age group. [Advertising Age, 2010]
    • 62. River St, Mackay, QLD, AUS PLACE = CONVENIENCE
    • 63. PLACE = CHOICE
    • 64. Laneway, Little Stanley Street – Southbank, QLD PLACE = OPPORTUNITIES ▸ Kaid Benfield ▸ One entrepreneur noted that there are lots of people in Raleigh doing interesting things, ‘but they're miles apart from each other.’ ▸ Further, said Josh Whiton, a 31-year-old chief executive of a software company downtown, ‘There's not the serendipitous running into each other when you go to get coffee’
    • 65. Lane off Winn St, The Valley, Brisbane. QLD, AUS THE BENEFITS – ENHANCE VALUES ▸ A one-point increase in Walk Score is associated with between a $700 and $3,000 increase in home values. [CEOs for Cities, 2009] ▸ NY Times ▸ 1990s, high-end outer suburbs contained most of the expensive housing in the USA. ▸ Today, it’s in the high- density, pedestrian-friendly neighbourhoods of the centre city and inner suburbs
    • 66. Le Dinner en Blanc, South Banc, Brisbane, QLD, AUS PLACE = FUTURE PROOFING ▸ Ellen Dunham Jones ▸ 85% of households in 2025 will not have kids ▸ 77% of Millenniums/Gen Y want to live in urban core ▸ 75% of retiring baby boomers say they want mixed use and mixed age ▸ Combined they represent ½ of the popn in the USA ▸ “A quarter of Australian households now consist of people living by themselves and this is the fastest growing household type” (Grattan Institute 2012)
    • 67. Princes Highway, Cobargo, NSW, AUS PLACE = FUTURE PROOFING
    • 68. http://grattan.edu.au/static/files/assets/e62ba29d/090_cities_report_housing_market.pdf PLACE = FUTURE PROOFING
    • 69. http://grattan.edu.au/static/files/assets/71ebb882/117_report_getting_the_housing_we_want.pdf PLACE = FUTURE PROOFING
    • 70. WHAT CAN YOUR PLACE DELIVER? Lakeside Dve, Joondalup, Perth, WA, AUS ▸ Affordable housing ▸ Affordable Living ▸ Safety ▸ Fitness – physically and mentally ▸ Less money on transport ▸ More time, less congestion ▸ Convenience ▸ Choice ▸ Opportunities ▸ Enhances values ▸ Future proofing
    • 71. COSTS AND BENEFITS OF PLACEMAKING Queen St Mall, Brisbane, QLD, AU ▸ Avoid adverse effects ▸ Doesn't necessarily increase costs ▸ Reduce Costs ▸ Delivers customers value ▸ Pro-development ▸ Delivers broad benefits to society
    • 72. THE BENEFITS – UNDERPERFORMING ASSETS Mizner Park - Boca Raton USA
    • 73. 8 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA? Mizner Park - Boca Raton USA ▸ New York Times - February 5, 2012 ▸ Near-record vacancy rates (11%) at malls of all kinds. ▸ There are about 108,000 shopping centres in America. ▸ A new enclosed mall has not opened in the United States since 2006.
    • 74. 8.6 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA
    • 75. 8.6 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA
    • 76. 8.6 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA
    • 77. 8.6 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA
    • 78. 8.6 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA
    • 79. 8.6 RETROFITTING SUBURBIA
    • 80. ▸ The Australian May 05, 2012 12:00AM ▸ “A pall over the mall” ▸ “Shopping malls may be booming across China and parts of the Middle East but in the US, the birthplace of the mall, they're dying and in Australia they're haemorrhaging” AUSTRALIA?
    • 81. ▸ The Australian June 15, 2011 12:00AM ▸ Some are saying the end is nigh for the traditional shopping mall retail model. ▸ Online retailing is making its mark ▸ Typical anchor tenants such as fashion stores and book shops are struggling. ▸ "The retailers that are most at risk are in the shopping strips that aren't somewhere like Toorak Road or Bridge Road in Melbourne, where there's upmarket coffee shops and lifestyle options to attract people to the area." A SLOW DEATH HERE? Victoria Ave, Chatswood, Sydney, NSW, AUS
    • 82. Education City Dve, Springfield, QLD, AUS PLACE ENABLERS (DA)
    • 83. Princes Highway, Cobargo, NSW, AUS PLACE = FUTURE PROOFING
    • 84. Geelong, Victoria, AUS COSTS AND BENEFITS OF PLACEMAKING ▸ Avoid adverse effects ▸ Doesn't necessarily increase costs ▸ Reduce Costs ▸ Delivers customers value ▸ Pro-development ▸ Delivers broad benefits to society
    • 85. THE BENEFITS – CREATIVE ECONOMY Murray St Mall - Perth, WA, AUS
    • 86. THE BENEFITS – BRANDING + PROMOTION Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC, AUS
    • 87. Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, QLD, AUS THE BENEFITS – LOCAL BUSINESS ▸ “UK research suggests that improving the pedestrian environment on ten high streets (totalling 24 km) would result in annual public benefits of up to £4.3 million a year“(Grattan Institute 2012)
    • 88. THE BENEFITS – INTERACTION Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC, AUS ▸ “Loneliness can have serious health consequences, with a similar impact to high blood pressure, lack of exercise, obesity, or smoking.” (Grattan Institute 2012) ▸ “The importance of social connection to health and wellbeing means that, for many people, improved relationships are a much more realistic path to a better life than increased income.” (Grattan Institute 2012) ▸ “People have fewer friendships and neighbourhood connections than they did two decades ago” (Grattan Institute 2012) ▸ “Improving social connection is not necessarily hard or costly. In many cases, big returns can come from small
    • 89. Juniper Bank Way, Subiaco, Perth, WA, AUS THE BENEFITS - CONNECTED AND VITAL ▸ “A city that ‘builds in’ isolation through its housing options, transport accessibility, and other features, can have significant consequences for the strength of people’s relationships and for physical and mental health. .” (Grattan Institute 2012)
    • 90. High St - Yackandandah, VIC, AUS THE BENEFITS – EXTEND ECONOMIC LIFE ▸ Homes in walkable urban neighbourhoods have experienced less than half the average decline in price from the housing peak in the mid-2000s. [Brookings Institution, 2011]
    • 91. High St - Yackandandah, VIC, AUS CLIMATE CHANGE: REDUCTION + ADAPTION ▸ Average urban dweller in the USA has 1/3 carbon footprint of suburban dweller. ▸ “ClimateSmart innovation in urban ▸ compact, self-contained regional development ▸ active and public transport-based community ▸ maintaining ecologically diverse and viable natural habitats.
    • 92. SUSTAINABILITY Christie Walk Eco-Village, Sturt St – Adelaide, SA, AUS ▸ Any sound principles for a good urban place must be sustainable ▸ social equity ▸ economic vitality ▸ environmental responsibility ▸ Cities can make a significant contribution Good urban design is a powerful tool for achieving a higher quality of life, greater economic vitality and a more efficient use of resources. It is key to making places where talented people will want to live, and which will nurture economic success.” Urban Initiatives, 2003, p. 3
    • 93. Clyde St, Batemans Bay NSW, AUS DELIVERS BROAD BENEFITS TO SOCIETY ▸ Attract creative class ▸ Brand + Promote cities and regions ▸ Support local shops and facilities ▸ Promote social connectedness and vitality ▸ Extend the economic life of buildings and public spaces ▸ Sustainability ▸ Climate change mitigation and adaption
    • 94. STAY AHEAD OF THE GOVERNMENT Lochiel Park – Adelaide, SA, AUS ▸ http://www.urbandesign.gov.au/ ▸ National Urban Design Protocol ▸ draft Urban Design Framework in QLD ▸ Growth Management QLD ▸ Public Sector training (DLGP,DTMR, Health, Arts, ULDA, DPW, Councils, etc) ▸ Next Generation Planning – for streets? ▸ Outcomes... Reduces government expenditure
    • 95. Commercial Road, Strathalbyn, SA, AUS ISN’T THIS WHAT YOU WANT? ▸ Avoid adverse effects ▸ Doesn't necessarily increase costs ▸ Reduce Costs ▸ Delivers customers value ▸ Pro-development ▸ Delivers broad benefits to society ▸ A Car-free Street Grows in Queens
    • 96. PLACE ALLIANCE King George Square, Brisbane, QLD, AUS ▸ Information and tools for consumers ▸ Advocate ▸ Quantify benefits ▸ Promote best practice ▸ Identify case studies ▸ Professional training ▸ National coordination
    • 97. Rusty’s markets – Sheridan St, Cairns, QLD, AUS KEY MESSAGES 1. Create authentic public places for people 2. It’s common sense (requires urban manners) 3. Science + ‘art’ 4. We all participate in placemaking + urban design - collaborative and multidisciplinary 5. Planning: outcome (3D form) + process 6. Government buildings – activating centres 7. Take the time to get to know a place - may not be a design solution (economics, social) 8. Placemaking role for your places
    • 98. 8. REFLECTION – OUTCOMES 8.19 (P159 - Different) What outcomes or benefits relate to your study area? Why? 10.21 (P160) What could you do differently to deliver urban design and placemaking outcomes? ▸ Think Like a Fool Federation Square - Melbourne, Victoria
    • 99. PROGRAM – SESSION 3 Private Laneway off Market St, Merimbula, NSW, AUS 1 Urban Design + Placemaking 101 2 Civic Principles 3 Place Qualities 8 Outcomes 4 Place Typology 5 Place process 6 Place roles 7 Toolkit - placemaking ideas 9/10 Links+ conclusions Placemaking Trends What+Why How+Who
    • 100. Victoria St – Mackay, QLD, AUS 5.5 PLACE MANAGE –MALCOLM SNOW
    • 101. Northbridge Piazza - Northbridge, Perth, WA, AUS PLACE MANAGER ▸ Brimbank City Council - CBP ▸ Sunshine and Sydenham Place Manager ▸ Total Project Cost: $180,000 (Brimbank City Council $80,000 CBP $100,000) ▸ ......reference materialplace managementPlaceManagementBro chure.pdf ▸ Engwicht Secret 9 – Focus on the micro – 50% of budget allocated to the micro ▸ Junk Bank A Place Manager for Sydenham and Sunshine provides a focus for coordinated Council, State Government, business and community involvement in the implementation of the strategic plans for each centre. The Place Manager is responsible for driving the implementation of the Sydenham Transit City Master Plan and the Sunshine Principal Activity Centre Structure Plan and facilitates project delivery for a range of development and infrastructure works and community engagement initiatives.
    • 102. A BIAS TOWARDS ACTION http://startupquote.com/post/534823829 ▸ Can visions be inspirational and realistic? ▸ “Bring the future today” David Engwicht ▸ A “Bias Towards Action” 1. Decide from where you want to be 2. Have a plan to get from A to B 3. Bad decisions are better than no decision. 4. Make decisions from a state of peace
    • 103. GRAPHIC CODES AND POLICY ▸ SEQ Place Model (transect) and guidelines
    • 104. BREAKING THE REGULATIONS
    • 105. PLACE ENABLING
    • 106. TOWN FOUNDERS
    • 107. THE USER City Walk - Canberra, ACT
    • 108. PLACES FOR THE USER Flinders St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 109. PLACES FOR THE USER Flinders St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 110. STREETS + BIG BOX RETAIL Orion Town Centre – Springfield, QLD, AUS ▸ “Traffic is a civil problem not a design problem” David Engwicht
    • 111. SHARED STREETS Broadmeadows, Melbourne, VIC, AUS
    • 112. STREETS FOR PEOPLE
    • 113. SMALL PLACES Flinders St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 114. LANEWAYS Denham Lane, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 115. REASONS TO BE THERE (GRITTY/GRUNGEY) Under Dean St Bridge, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 116. STREET DINING Gregory St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 117. CYCLING Stokes St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 118. ACTIVITY Flinders St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 119. AUTHENTICITY - PUBS Palmer St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 120. AUTHENTICITY - PUBS Hanran St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 121. AUTHENTICITY – HISTORY Flinders St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 122. AUTHENTICITY - LANDMARKS The Strand, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 123. AUTHENTICITY - LANDMARKS The Strand, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 124. AUTHENTICITY - PORT The Strand, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 125. AUTHENTICITY – RAIL Allen St, South, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 126. AUTHENTICITY – BEACH The Strand, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 127. AUTHENTICITY – STREET TREES? Wood St, Mackay, QLD, AUS Allen St, South, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 128. AUTHENTICITY – STREET TREES Davidson St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 129. AUTHENTICITY – ROUNDABOUTS! Palmer St, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 130. AUTHENTICITY – ROSS RIVER Ross River, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 131. AUTHENTICITY - BOATS River St, Mackay, QLD, AUS
    • 132. AUTHENTICITY – BRIDGES Little Fletcher St Bridge, Townsville, QLD, AUS
    • 133. AUTHENTICITY – RAIL River St, Mackay, QLD, AUS
    • 134. AUTHENTICITY - TOWNSVILLE Townsville, QLD, AUS ▸ Pubs ▸ History ▸ Landmarks ▸ Port ▸ Rail ▸ Beach/The Strand ▸ Street Trees ▸ Roundabouts ! ▸ Ross River ▸ Bridges ▸ Rail ▸ Rob Adams (41.18)
    • 135. Empathy Map - Logan City Council Course Oct 2012 Participants not only identified the following ideas, they volunteered to investigate implementation within Council. Corporate 1.Urban design protocol 'creating better places' - sign up or adoption. 2.Location and design of council buildings and facilities to deliver good urban design outcomes - leading by example - Additional information - procurement. 3.Consider adopting Place Principles into the Corporate Plan, urban manners etc. 4.Consider where placemaking sits within the organisation – across the silos? ITS WHAT WE DO ‘DAY TO DAY’ THAT COUNTS
    • 136. Group Discussion - Darwin Course April 2012, NT, AUS (Photo:Jan Kinsella) Technical 5.Complete streets integration. 6.Flexible planning scheme making changes over time rather than once every five years. 7.Location of car parks to the rear or underneath buildings. 8.Urban design audit incorporated into the development assessment process. 9.Stepping back from the detail to focus on the outcomes rather than the process - getting in early to the design process. 10.Review development which ticks the boxes but does not deliver good places. 11.Change the front fence policy in the building code. 12.Ask developers for design changes to make places more livable but currently restricted by the process. 13.Constructive feedback to industry in appropriate ways. 14.Who benefits from streets: pedestrians v cars reclaiming the space for pedestrians - Radio Interview - Enrique Penalosa. 15.Having processes in place to change the rules based on feedback from technical staff. ITS WHAT WE DO ‘DAY TO DAY’ THAT COUNTS
    • 137. Sydney Course, Canada Bay, Sydney, NSW, AUS Systems 16.Internal urban design champions – not necessarily a senior person - Additional information - procurement. 17.Use 242s as an opportunity to trial new planning. 18.Urban design panel to comment on significant developments or local area plans. Place Managers 19.Place managers for key sites - Place Manage. 20.Trialling/prototyping in regards to flexible spaces - Six opportunities to improve our places through prototyping . ITS WHAT WE DO ‘DAY TO DAY’ THAT COUNTS
    • 138. Place Proposals developed during Training Course People 21.Conversations over the phone or in person rather than through formal legislative processes. 22.Consistent language across the organisation - Development Assessment or Place Enabling? 23.Education for councillors, champions, decision makers. 24.Involve as many voices in the decision making process - Place Roles . 25.Speak to the users and not just the community - Place User. 26.Recognise that consensus is not always the key to being visionary eg the Sydney Opera House - "New visions do not start with majority support". Across all categories 27.Investigate alternatives within transport. 28.transport planning as a leader for placemaking being part of the solution rather than part of the problem - Transforming NYC streets into places. ITS WHAT WE DO ‘DAY TO DAY’ THAT COUNTS
    • 139. Rusty’s markets – Sheridan St, Cairns, QLD, AUS COUNCIL AS CITY BUILDER
    • 140. ▸ The 4 P’s – Place Enabling, Place Manager, Prototyping and Popups ▸ Its what we do ‘day to day’ and tomorrow ▸ Streets as places not thoroughfares ▸ Regulate ‘urban manners’ but break ‘the rules’ ▸ Authenticity – create the places we like ▸ Its all about the user ▸ Developers as Town Founders ▸ Council as a city builder Victoria Bridge, Townsville, QLD, AUS URBAN DESIGN + PLACEMAKING TRENDS
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    • 142. King St, Freemantle, WA, AUS THANKYOU ▸ Feedback forms ▸ andrew@placefocus.com ▸ www.placefocus.com (register) ▸ Slideshare ▸ Twitter ▸ Instagram ▸ LinkedIn ▸ T. 0407466615