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Renewing the new? Early reflections from Docklands Spaces

April 27th, 2013 7 Comments

Renew Australia has been working on a pilot project Docklands SpacesĀ in Melbourne with partners including Places Victoria, The City of Melbourne, and MABĀ corporation. Docklands, unlike Newcastle or Adelaide, or some of the other places the Renew model has been obviously useful to date is not an old area that has fallen on hard times but […]

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Public Art: Fixed or fluid?

April 20th, 2010 1 Comment

PUBLIC art could learn a lesson or two from street art. Seriously. Melbourne is a fantastically textured city. It was one of the reasons I first fell in love with the place. While Sydney is all about the big picture and gets better looking the further you zoom out, Melbourne is the opposite. Melbourne’s postcard […]

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