Following in the footsteps of the Spadina and Simcoe WaveDecks, the Rees WaveDeck is the third in a series of four urban docks – designed by West 8+DTAH for WaterfronToronto – to create more public space along one of the most heavily used parts of the Toronto shoreline. This 480 square-metre wavedeck is uniquely Canadian and a fantastic new addition to Toronto’s waterfront.
Read and see more about Rees Wavedeck @ WEST 8
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Melbourne’s established suburbs will require 316,000 new dwellings over the next 20 years in a forecast released by the Government of Victoria. In order to determine a more accurate assessment the government has ordered 31 municialities to make “capacity assessments”.
For more information read the article at The Age – Suburbs to squeeze in more houses
Hyder Consulting has been appointed to prepare the masterplan for Shoreham Port near Brighton.
Hyder Consulting, a design and advisory consultancy, has been commissioned to prepare the masterplan for Shoreham Port Authority, …….
The port forms a major part of the overall regeneration of the Shoreham Harbour area, which is covered by the Government’s Growth Points programme and is one of the largest regeneration projects in the South East.
Read more at the SOURCE: PropertyWeek -Masterplan for Shoreham Port to be drawn up
The Planning Institute Australia (PIA) announced the Australia Award for Urban Design on 11 August.
This year saw a record number of entries, as well as a richness of creative projects from
around the nation. This year PIA awarded 2 winners and 1 commendation
1. TRANSFORMING AUSTRALIAN CITIES
Cities around the world are in the process of redefining their form to deal with issues of
climate change and sustainability, and to make them more liveable.
This significant piece of research was commissioned by the Victorian Government and
undertaken by a team led by the City of Melbourne and supported by a range of specialists.
2. PADDINGTON RESERVOIR GARDENS
Over the past two years, the City of Sydney, together with its collaborative design team of
architects, landscape architects, engineers, planners and access consultants has created a
unique, surprising, functional and totally engaging public park that has captured the
imagination of all those fortunate enough to pass or live nearby.
SUSTAINABLE SYDNEY 2030 – THE VISION
SOURCE: PLANNING INSTITUTE AUSTRALIA