Heritage Preservation &
Urbanisation in Melbourne
Presented By Cameron Jones
(Student Number: 352 728)
Residential Property – Overlays
Current Planning Policy
Melbourne @ 5 Million
Conflict in policy
Urbanisation or heritage preservation; can
we do both?
Where’s the value in heritage?
Tells a story/cultural identity
Developing countries - such as Brazil
New construction vs Rehabilitation
Beypazari Yeniden Project
Maintain vs Demolish & Redevelop
What’s really the greenest building?
What are the issues?
Stress on urban growth boundary
Impact on ecosystems
Right to protect rural ecosystems
Heritage & Property Values
Limited Melbourne based literature
Bendigo Case Study
20 year period – 1844% vs 1432%
James Quigley 1987
Urban Consulting Group 1995
Robert Shipley 2000 - Canada
Rypkema 1994 - Canada
Leichenko et al. 2001 - Texas
Preservation vs Urbanisation
Can we do both?
Criticisms of Melbourne 2030
Links to infrastructure
Relax protections in appropriate areas
Let market dictate value – link to scarcity