Upside of Downturns
“ You never want a serious crisis to go to waste” Rahm Emanuel Obama’s Chief of Staff
“ Opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. Long term problems become immediate” “ You never want a seri...
Sydney Analysis <ul><li>Creativity, Cities and a Crisis/ Downturn </li></ul><ul><li>Personality of cities </li></ul><ul><l...
Sydney Analysis <ul><li>Personality of cities </li></ul>
Sydney Analysis Personality  Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou (+ Theme Parks)
Sydney Analysis Shaped by Siblings Brisbane (+ Theme Parks) Sydney Melbourne
Sydney Analysis Sydney’s Personality Beautiful Rich Loves a party
Sydney Analysis GFC- Crisis Party’s Over  Don’t waste the crisis
Sydney Analysis 2. Lessons from Melbourne
Melbourne – Grids and Greenery Image 1987
The Age-  Mid 1980’s
streets = 80% Melbourne – State Gov Focus on City Centre for Specialist Retail  Build to edge of block, 50% of street fron...
Melbourne recession – low rent – Got funky  (Jane Jacobs) Busy café lanes and hidden bar lanes
Jane Jacobs –  New things happen in low rent areas
MEYERS PLACE Six Degrees Bar, Melbourne Meyers Place  1994 Active Edges-  1 shopfront, 1 restaurant, empty office, carpark
MEYERS PLACE Six Degrees Bar, Melbourne New Office Building Melbourne CBD  2008
MEYERS PLACE Six Degrees Bar, Melbourne Active Edges-  80%, New Laneway at rear   Continued Increase of Supply of Fine Gra...
Melbourne Additional Infrastructure Projects
Sydney Analysis 3. Upside for Sydney – Agenda? Go With Strengths : Diversity, $ & Environment Take on The Big Challenge- C...
City of Cities
Go  West
Go  West
Get Dense
Not Paris
Tokyo
New Financial Community Model:  Carbon Budget per person- if you don’t use it you can sell it
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    1. 1. Upside of Downturns
    2. 2. “ You never want a serious crisis to go to waste” Rahm Emanuel Obama’s Chief of Staff
    3. 3. “ Opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. Long term problems become immediate” “ You never want a serious crisis to go to waste” Rahm Emanuel Obama’s Chief of Staff
    4. 4. Sydney Analysis <ul><li>Creativity, Cities and a Crisis/ Downturn </li></ul><ul><li>Personality of cities </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons from Melbourne </li></ul><ul><li>Upside for Sydney </li></ul>
    5. 5. Sydney Analysis <ul><li>Personality of cities </li></ul>
    6. 6. Sydney Analysis Personality Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou (+ Theme Parks)
    7. 7. Sydney Analysis Shaped by Siblings Brisbane (+ Theme Parks) Sydney Melbourne
    8. 8. Sydney Analysis Sydney’s Personality Beautiful Rich Loves a party
    9. 9. Sydney Analysis GFC- Crisis Party’s Over Don’t waste the crisis
    10. 10. Sydney Analysis 2. Lessons from Melbourne
    11. 11. Melbourne – Grids and Greenery Image 1987
    12. 12. The Age- Mid 1980’s
    13. 13. streets = 80% Melbourne – State Gov Focus on City Centre for Specialist Retail Build to edge of block, 50% of street front small scale retail
    14. 14. Melbourne recession – low rent – Got funky (Jane Jacobs) Busy café lanes and hidden bar lanes
    15. 15. Jane Jacobs – New things happen in low rent areas
    16. 16. MEYERS PLACE Six Degrees Bar, Melbourne Meyers Place 1994 Active Edges- 1 shopfront, 1 restaurant, empty office, carpark
    17. 17. MEYERS PLACE Six Degrees Bar, Melbourne New Office Building Melbourne CBD 2008
    18. 18. MEYERS PLACE Six Degrees Bar, Melbourne Active Edges- 80%, New Laneway at rear Continued Increase of Supply of Fine Grain Space
    19. 19. Melbourne Additional Infrastructure Projects
    20. 20. Sydney Analysis 3. Upside for Sydney – Agenda? Go With Strengths : Diversity, $ & Environment Take on The Big Challenge- Climate Change Go West, Get Dense, Green Economy
    21. 21. City of Cities
    22. 22. Go West
    23. 23. Go West
    24. 24. Get Dense
    25. 25. Not Paris
    26. 26. Tokyo
    27. 27. New Financial Community Model: Carbon Budget per person- if you don’t use it you can sell it
    28. 28. Upside of Downturns

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