Otter Street New Public Space | Melbourne Australia | City of Yarra

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This little project is located at a subtly, fantastic site. You would walk straight past it. There was nothing really there. It is located at the corner of Smith Street and Otter Street in Collingwood. Smith Street has an original and colourful character. Despite the recent high house prices, it still attracts a wide mix of people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. It is a dynamic street that evolves and changes. It becomes good, and bad and then good again, and somehow also stays the same. It is a much-loved and very well known street in inner Melbourne.
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Capitol Singapore | Singapore | Grant Associates

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Grant Associates,  has unveiled details of its new landscape and public realm design for Capitol Singapore, a $1.1 billion mixed-use redevelopment of a key heritage site in the city’s downtown civic district. The first phase of the integrated development is due to open end 2014.

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Brookfield Place­ | Perth, Australia | HASSELL

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Brookfield Place is a landmark destination in the Australian city of Perth, attracting thousands of people who go there to work, eat, drink and relax. The site covers an entire city block. Unused for 30 years, it was a scar on the central business district. Today, it is a vibrant, mixed-use precinct that houses the world’s largest resources company and some of Perth’s best restaurants and leisure activities.

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Public Realm Scheme Underway in Watford


Work has started on site for a public realm scheme to improve the upper section of The Parade in Watford Town Centre. Designed by BDP the project responds to feedback from local residents and businesses who want to see the town centre become more attractive, helping to bring shoppers, families and businesses to the area.
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Phil Heaton appointed Director of Public Realm at Broadway Malyan

You may remember Phil Heaton from the video One Town, Two Parks, Two different approaches we posted where Phil and Martha Schwartz take two different design approaches to community parks in Castleford. Recently, Phil Heaton was appointed as Director of Public Realm at Broadway Malyan – a new senior role which will see him spearhead the growth of the practice’s international landscape and public realm team. Philip joins from Cracknell landscape architects, where he was a director. He previously worked at Scott Wilson, Parklife and in the public sector.

In other Broadway Malyan news,  the practice has promoted Adam Ross to Director of Planning and Jeff Nottage to Associate Director of Planning in the UK due to the recent growth of its planning team following a series of major project wins. Broadway Malyan has also reinforced its Middle East team through the appointment of Sarah Richardson, who joins the practice as an Associate Planner in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office.

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