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Wk 5 imagine planning and design

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Week 5: Unearthing Lamington Dve - my presentation to first planning students to get them excited about planning and design.

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Wk 5 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. 2. VALUES ▸ Target Niches: ▸ Teenager ▸ International Student ▸ 8 year old ▸ 80 year old ▸ Prospective cafe owner
  5. 5. Centre Place, Melbourne City, VIC, AUS Urban Design + Placemaking 101 Place Values Place Qualities Outcomes 5 Place Typology Place process Place roles Toolkit - placemaking ideas Links+ conclusions OUR FOCUS What+Why How+Who
  6. 6. 4.5 STREETS “People have always lived on streets. They have been the places where children first learned about the world, where neighbours met, the social centres of towns and cities, the rallying points for revolts, the scenes of repression... The street has always been the scene of this conflict, between living and access, between resident and traveller, between street life and the threat of death.” Appleyard, 1981 Graceville, QLD, AUS
  7. 7. Musk Ave - Kelvin Grove Urban Village, Brisbane QLD 4.5 WHAT MAKES A GOOD STREET? 1. Connectivity in the surrounding network 2. Fine grain street system 3. Streets with low traffic speed (but not necessarily low volume) 4. A street that has an equal interest, activity and buildings on both sides (some exceptions) 5. A proportion of street width to building height of 1:1? 6. Width of footpath (as well as the quality of the surface) is relevant (width vs critical mass) ▸ Streets as movement corridors or outdoor rooms? ▸ “Lost the art of the small” Rob Adams (43:12:00)
  8. 8. 4.5 WHAT MAKES A GOOD STREET? 7. Points of entry and transparency to buildings and other spaces 8. Detailing of shop fronts 9. Provide active uses at street level 10.Informal spaces including entries 11.Shop fronts that open to the street 12.Small parks, green patches or landscaped courtyards 13.Water 14.Seats James St, Brisbane, QLD, AUS
  9. 9. 4.5 WHAT MAKES A GOOD STREET? 15. Trees and planting 16. Protect the pedestrian with awnings 17. Variety of uses and activities 18. Encourage day and night time activities to extend its active life 19. Make sure to cater for children as well as the elderly 20. Is there variety and interest in building form 21. Coordinated and integrated signage 22. Underground powerlines Orion Town Centre – Springfield, QLD, AUS ▸ “Traffic is a civil problem not a design problem” David Engwicht
  10. 10. http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=4236 REDUCE COSTS - PROTOTYPING
  11. 11. PLACES FOR PEOPLE AND TRAFFIC
  12. 12. Old Belvidere Prom - East Perth, WA, AUS PULLING IT TOGETHER – SIX THINKING HATS 1. Process (blue) 2. What is working on the Drive? (Yellow) 3. What isn’t? (black) 4. What if we could… (green) http://www.loosetooth.com/Vis com/gf/6thinkinghats.htm
  13. 13. RECOMMENDATIONS Idea LQC/HSE Champion Can I? Merit 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. ▸ LQC: Lighter Quicker Cheaper ▸ HSE: Heavy Slow, Expensive ▸ Champion: public or private : ▸ Can I influence this? (Yes or No) ▸ Merit (1 being low, 5 being high) :
  14. 14. RECOMMENDATIONS *Insert the number of the idea from the previous sheet ▸ Evidence: do we have the data or understand the problem? ▸ What: do we need to do? ▸ Budget: how much will we need to spend? ▸ Time: how long should it take? ▸ Who: is responsible (do we have the ability) ▸ Me: What can I do? ▸ Success: how will we measure success Idea* Evidence What Budget Time Who Me Success
  15. 15. ▸ Assignment One Due ▸ Form groups ▸ Prepare Brief NEXT WEEK

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