Late in 2018 residents rallied about a questionable development proposal for 71 Constitution Avenue in Campbell. This development comes under the National Capital Authority and residents were dealing with the fact that the development broke the NCA’s own rules yet somehow it was being progressed. Here’s my piece in City News.
The 2016 ACT election was just over 12 months ago (how time flies) and the hot election topics back then included planning, development, community engagement and a host of issues around the ACT Government’s dealings with residents.
Continue reading Marea Fatseas and Community Councils
It has been many years since I have wandered amongst the tulips of Floriade.
Continue reading Floriade – time for change
for Wednesday 27th
There’s nothing new about governments across Australia selling of assets, infrastructure, land, buildings or anything that they can put on the market to make instant cash.
Continue reading Selling off the Parliamentary Triangle
Back in 2013 plans were announced for the next stage of Canberra’s Constitution Avenue.
Continue reading architecture and constitution ave
A tour of the good and not-so-good
Have you taken a stroll around the Parliamentary Triangle recently?
Continue reading Parliamentary Triangle, Canberra
There are not too many places that have tram (light rail) stops that are exciting designs. Most are functional and are usually simply places marked where you stand to catch the tram.
Continue reading Tram stop design
At the meeting in August 2016 on the government’s proposals to redevelop the West Basin of Lake Burley Griffin, the main line taken by the government was that their proposals were based on the Griffin Legacy.
Continue reading Cherry-picking the Griffin’s legacy