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What’s New

  • 05
    Mar

    Fawkner Food Bowls placemaking film

    We are excited to share the wonderful Fawkner Food Bowls film with you.

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  • 28
    Feb

    Point Cook Pop-up Park placemaking film

    Check out our latest placemaking film which features the fabulous Point Cook Pop-up Park.  

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  • 13
    Feb

    Great Neighbourhood Summit 2019

    Three years ago, CoDesign Studio initiated The Neighbourhood Project, Australia’s largest community-led placemaking action research project. Now we are celebrating its completion with a full day symposium of practical ideas, evidence-based thought-leadership, and community-led advances. Come and join the placemaking party on 1 April! With inspiring guest speakers, leading practitioners, community placemakers and localism advocates in […]

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  • 11
    Feb

    Innovation spaces & DIY economic revival

    How does placemaking contribute to economic return? With population growth in South East Queensland accelerating at a rapid pace, local urban ecosystems are undergoing significant change. For the past 6 months, the CoDesign Studio Brisbane team have focussed on strengthening and supporting innovation economies through transformation, with huge benefits resulting from applying a locally-led placemaking […]

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  • 25
    Jan

    Samantha Chouhury – staff profile

    Samantha is a city maker, urban planner and placemaking specialist, passionate about creating places for people. She has over 15 years experience working in local and state government, the private and not-for-profit sector within cities across the globe. She joined CoDesign Studio in late 2018, returning to Melbourne fresh from the USA after managing a […]

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  • 12
    Dec

    Retaining the ‘edge’ – Braddon case study

    An integrated approach to revitalising Braddon by Elissa McMillan. Braddon is the cultural hub of Canberra – a vibrant and eclectic neighbourhood loved for its great food venues, gritty character and creative edge. It’s the place to go for a delicious meal with friends, do a spot of shopping from local designers, or spend an […]

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  • 03
    Dec

    Civic participation to create great neighbourhoods

    I was fortunate enough to live and work in Chicago for just under 2 years. A city known for its long history of community organising and activism, beautiful architecture, picturesque neighbourhoods and citizen-led action, I was inspired by every block and corner. I mean the Obamas were from here. You could buy a Frank Lloyd […]

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  • 15
    Nov

    Matching planning with action to leave a rich placemaking legacy

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  • 12
    Sep

    Our top picks for Pick My Project

    The CoDesign team were very excited to see the Victorian State Government announce a major community grants initiative “Pick My Project” to support community-led placemaking across Victoria – the movement is spreading! What was even more exciting was seeing community leaders from The Neighbourhood Project and other CoDesign Studio projects rise to the occasion and […]

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  • 30
    Aug

    Urban Resilience and the Importance of Community

    Social inequality, lack of affordable housing, extreme weather, urban growth pressures, and social disconnection are all symptoms of 21st century urban life. These issues can be overwhelming, leaving individual citizens feeling powerless. In a world of intense globalisation, climate change and mass urbanisation, CoDesign believes in the power of community and local action. Urban resilience […]

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