The mess that is planning in Canberra
The decline of architectural design solutions and the loss of political will to deliver good urban design in Canberra was clearly illustrated through the presentation to the North Canberra Community Council committee.
Continue reading Winning design lost to bigger development plan
ACT Government fails to listen about noise
Many Canberrans have the luxury of living in established suburbs and until recently had some confidence that the nature of the suburb probably would not change radically during their lifetimes.
Continue reading ACT Government allows excessive noise
Architecture and all that spin
If there is one occupation that I could not imagine doing, it is being an ACT Government planner who spends most of the day looking through development applications (DA) for commercial developments.
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Braddon is cool – well not quite yet
Braddon should be cool. I said something similar two years ago.
Continue reading Braddon and that Bowling Club
This is a tale of an entrepreneur, a tree and a possible (lost?) good planning opportunity.
Continue reading What to do–not to do–with a bowling club