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Top-down and bottom-up urban design | t...

About three years ago, sociologist Richard Sennett asked his friend and colleague Joan Clos, executive director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, if he had ever read the Athens Charter, by architect Le Corbusier. Issued in 1943, the charter shaped the design of European and American cities for decades after World War II. It […]

Announcing the Australian Urban Design A...

The recipients of the 2016 Australian Urban Design Awards have been announced. In four categories, six entries from Australian cities, towns and communities were awarded and six more entries were commended by the 2016 judging panel for the inaugural National Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Urban Design. From small urban interventions to concepts for […]

2016 Australian Urban Design Awards Shor...

The shortlist for the 2016 Australian Urban Design Awards have been announced ahead of the awards ceremony in Melbourne on Thursday 13 October. Thirty-seven entries from every city, town and community in Australia were shortlisted by the 2016 jury for the inaugural National Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Urban Design. The sponsors of the […]