Re-purposing Sydney’s monorail

May 1, 2012,AEDT

Recently, the NSW government announced that Sydney’s monorail infrastructure will be demolished only 24 years after it went into service. David Vago, Principal of habitation believes that this is a missed opportunity to retrofit the Monorail structure for a pedestrian focused open | Read More

West 8 + IROJE Wins Yongsan Park Competition

April 25, 2012,AEDT

The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Korea recently announced that West 8 + IROJE has won International Competition for Master Plan of Yongsan Park, Korea.

Australian cities need to be more social: Report

March 29, 2012,AEDT

The ‘Social Cities’ report recently published by the Grattan Institute shows that whilst Australian cities have paid great attention to making cities more sustainable and productive they have neglected the ‘social’ aspect of cities and the need to create places for social interaction. Single | Read More

Johnson Pilton Walker wins National Workers’ Memorial

March 19, 2012,AEDT

National Workers’ Memorial winning design is by Sydney based architecture firm, Johnson Pilton Walker.  A memorial is to be established in the Canberra, Australia to honour, and pay tribute to those working Australians who have lost their lives through work-related accidents, | Read More

Parramatta River Urban Design Strategy | McGregor Coxall

March 14, 2012,AEDT

This Urban Design Strategy for the regeneration of Sydney’s second largest CBD encompasses 31 ha on the Parramatta River foreshore. The project analysed key development sites, heritage items, ESD, open space, water and cultural assets as a basis for building a new city brand and | Read More

City creates Pop-up Park in Yarraville

February 29, 2012,AEDT

Part of bustling Ballarat St in Yarraville, Australia (a suburb of Melbourne)has been transformed into a “pop‐up” park for a short term project which is introducing more open space into the Yarraville Village. The pop‐up park is one of a few installed | Read More

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