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Wk 2 imagine planning and design

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Week 2: Unearthing Lamington Dve - my presentation to first planning students to get them excited about planning and design.

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Wk 2 imagine planning and design

  1. 1. ▸ Senior Planner in the Facilities Branch of QUT ▸ Urban Design Brief for Lamington Dve ▸ Problem before solution - Audit MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  2. 2. ▸ Placecheck ▸ Facebook – Lamington Dve ▸ Bring a hard copy of this checklist next week MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  3. 3. ▸ Memory Map of the Drive (1 A3 Panel) ▸ Site Plan (1 A3 Panel at Scale) ▸ Site Characteristics (1 or 2 A3 panels) ▸ Site Ideas (1 or 2 A3 panels) ▸ Conclusions (1 A3 panel) ▸ Recommendations (1 A3 panel). UNEARTHING LAMINGTON DVE
  4. 4. PLANNING + URBAN DESIGN + PLACEMAKING Elizabeth St, Brisbane City, QLD, AUS
  5. 5. YOUR FAVOURITE BNE PLACE ▸ What did Planning contribute? ▸ Urban Design? ▸ Placemaking?
  6. 6. ▸ Mind Map ▸ On an A3 or A4 page draw a plan of Lamington Drive from your memory (Lynch) MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  7. 7. The Garage, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD, AUS Urban Design + Placemaking 101 Place Values 3 Place Qualities More Information Outcomes Place Typology Place process Place roles Toolkit - placemaking ideas Links+ conclusions OUR FOCUS What+Why How+Who
  8. 8. Anster St – Adelaide, SA, AUS 3. QUALITIES OF GOOD PLACES 1. Character 2. Diversity 3. Accessibility 4. Fit + function 5. Animators 6. Continuity + enclosure 7. Consistency + variety 8. Legibility 9. Structure 10. Features 11. Social Fabric 12. Sustainability PlaceDrivers 13. Quality of the public realm 14. Safety 15. Creativity 16. Sensory pleasure PlacePreference NZ Urban Design Protocol VIC Urban Design Charter Councillor’s Guide to Urban Design (Urban Initiatives, 2003).
  9. 9. 3.1 DRIVERS OF GOOD PLACES ▸ Character: sense of place and history ▸ All sites have intrinsic environmental qualities, community use and site characteristics. ▸ We create authenticity by enriching these unique qualities. ▸ This is a key ingredient for successful places. ▸ “Do designers destroy the story” D Engwicht The Front Walk – Rottnest Island, WA
  10. 10. 3.1 DRIVERS OF GOOD PLACES ▸ But cities change... and so do people ▸ We have also inherited aspirations for a better future, and a tradition of cultural vitality ▸ Good urban design: ▸ is attentive to the past ▸ adopts a critical stance toward the status quo ▸ explores possible destinies ▸ and imagines and fulfils visions The Esplanade, St Kilda, Melbourne, AUS
  11. 11. 3.1 DRIVERS OF GOOD PLACES ▸ An example of character guidance ▸ Recognise sub-regions ▸ Respect topography ▸ Diversify the built environment ▸ Consider local character and design ▸ Integrate with nature ▸ Acknowledge informality ▸ Use vegetation ▸ Ensure open space diversity ▸ Incorporate access to open space ▸ Design for water ▸ Develop outdoor centres ▸ Develop outdoor meeting places
  12. 12. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 8 The Place – G. What other methods might we use to develop our ideas about how to improve the place? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  13. 13. 3.2 DIVERSITY Affordable Housing, Hartopp Lane, KGUV – Brisbane ▸ Choice ▸ Adaptability ▸ Drivers of diversity ▸ public buildings ▸ density ▸ small street blocks ▸ small lots ▸ day and night time activity ▸ building diversity ▸ affordable housing
  14. 14. 3.2 DRIVERS OF GOOD PLACES
  15. 15. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 15 The Place - L How can the place be made adaptable to change in the future? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  16. 16. 3.3 ACCESSIBILITY ▸ Connectivity and permeability ▸ D Engwicht Secret 4 – focus on exchanges not mobility ▸ Walk Score Ormeau Town Centre Concept Plan (Deicke Richards)
  17. 17. Me Stinky
  18. 18. Me Stinky
  19. 19. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 16 The Place ▸ N What should be done to make the most of public transport? ▸ O How can routes be better connected? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  20. 20. 3.5 ANIMATORS ▸ Active ▸ Safe ▸ Comfort ▸ Interesting ▸ Management ▸ Anchoring presence ▸ Lingering nodes Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
  21. 21. 3.5 DRIVERS OF GOOD PLACES Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC
  22. 22. Main Street, Rouse Hill Town Centre, Sydney, NSW, AUS 3.6 CONTINUITY AND ENCLOSURE ▸ streets and open spaces overlooked by buildings ▸ relationship between public and private space ▸ avoiding gaps ▸ enclosing with buildings and trees ▸ no leftover spaces unused and uncared for
  23. 23. Hitchcock Ave - Barwon Heads, VIC, AUS 3.7 CONSISTENCY + VARIETY ▸ Order and diversity ▸ Avoid confusion and stimulate the senses ▸ One condition benefits from the other ▸ “Great places celebrate inherent contradictions” D Engwicht
  24. 24. Hay St, Port Macquarie, NSW, AUS 3.4 FIT AND FUNCTION ▸ Create the potential ▸ Public realm is a means to an end not the end itself ▸ Power of 10 (PPS) ▸ “infinite possibilities not future destination” D Engwicht
  25. 25. 3.4 DRIVERS OF GOOD PLACES The Strand - Townsville, QLD, AUS
  26. 26. Whickham Tce, Fortitude Valley, QLD, AUS 3.14 SAFETY ▸ Help us understand risk to support safe behaviour ▸ Support human abilities of perception ▸ see potential threats ▸ judge risks ▸ escape if a threat is perceived ▸ seek assistance ▸ give aid if needed.
  27. 27. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 10 The Place I – How can the streets and other public spaces be made safer and more pleasant for people on foot? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  28. 28. 3.8 LEGIBILITY Dean St, Albury, NSW, AUS ▸ Landmarks ▸ Focal points ▸ Views ▸ Clear routes ▸ Gateways ▸ Lighting ▸ Works of art and craft ▸ Signage and waymarkers
  29. 29. 3.8 PLACE DRIVER Given Tce, Paddington, Bne, QLD, AUS
  30. 30. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 14 The Place – K How can we make the place more welcoming and easier for people to find their way around? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  31. 31. 3.10 FEATURES The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, AUS ▸ Encourage play (Engwicht Secret 10) ▸ 8-80
  32. 32. 3.11 SOCIAL FABRIC ▸ Events, activities and cultural infrastructure ▸ The quality of the public realm is a means to an end not the end itself ▸ The places we like are not only created, designed and delivered - they also need to be maintained St Patricks Day – George St, Brisbane, QLD, AUS
  33. 33. ▸ Well-used and well-loved ▸ Generally safe, comfortable, varied and attractive ▸ Distinctive ▸ Variety, choice and fun ▸ Meet the needs and aspirations of users ▸ Engwicht Secret 1 – Make people feel at home ▸ “You can create a house with money but not a home” South Bank, Brisbane, QLD, AUS 3.13 QUALITY OF THE PUBLIC REALM
  34. 34. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3. SENSORY PLEASURE ▸ Feed the senses (Engwicht Secret 10) ▸ Delight the mind People Character Enclosure Legible wAlkable Sustainability
  35. 35. 3.15 CREATIVITY & INNOVATION Mark Lane, Toowoomba, QLD, AUS ▸ Experiment and rewrite rules ▸ Be yourself - skilfully ▸ Harness new technology ▸ Visualise new futures ▸ Innovation
  36. 36. 3.15 CREATIVITY & INNOVATION Mark Lane, Toowoomba, QLD, AUS
  37. 37. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 12 The Place J How else can public spaces be improved? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  38. 38. Allen St, South, Townsville, QLD, AUS 3.12 SUSTAINABILITY ▸ Environmentally, socially and economically ▸ Celebrate the environment in cities
  39. 39. ▸ PlaceCheck ▸ Page 9 – H. How can we make this a greener place ▸ Page 15 - M How can better use be made of resources? MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE
  40. 40. Ballarat Street, Yarraville, VIC, AUS 3. QUALITIES OF GOOD PLACES 1. Character 2. Diversity 3. Accessibility 4. Fit + function 5. Animators 6. Continuity + enclosure 7. Consistency + variety 8. Legibility 9. Structure 10. Features 11. Social Fabric 12. Sustainability PlaceDrivers 13. Quality of the public realm 14. Safety 15. Creativity 16. Sensory pleasure PlacePreference NZ Urban Design Protocol VIC Urban Design Charter Councillor’s Guide to Urban Design (Urban Initiatives, 2003).
  41. 41. 3. QUALITIES – MALCOLM SNOW
  42. 42. Rundle St Mall – Adelaide, SA, AUS 3 QUALITIES OF GOOD PLACES ▸ Engwicht Secret 3 – break the rules ▸ Understand the rules but don’t be bound by them ▸ “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”― Pablo Picasso ▸ Seek the inherent contradictions ▸ Everything we design should have multiple or conflicting implications
  43. 43. Currie St, Nambour, QLD, AUS PLACEMARK Public realm: buildings and infrastructure support the place Legibility: navigable and still interesting WAlkable: people before private vehicles Context: celebrate unique characteristics Environment: sustain and enhance Safety: help us understand risk to support safe behaviour
  44. 44. ▸ A3 Base Plan ▸ Yellow Trace NEXT WEEK
  45. 45. ▸ Walking tour MY PLACE: LAMINGTON DVE

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