Phone Booth Adaptive Re-use

The invention and high-volume use of mobile phones, has gradually led to the under-utilisation of phone booths in our cities.  As such, there have been many creative and forward thinking ways to adapt and reuse these public pieces of infrastructure,

Phone Booth Adaptive Re-use

The invention and high-volume use of mobile phones, has gradually led to the under-utilisation of phone booths in our cities.  As such, there have been many creative and forward thinking ways to adapt and reuse these public pieces of infrastructure,

New urban garden in Melbourne’s CBD

The City of Melbourne and celebrity chef George Calombaris recently announced they will be working together to transform a long-time vacant block in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD into a market garden. The owners of the site at 567 Collins

New urban garden in Melbourne’s CBD

The City of Melbourne and celebrity chef George Calombaris recently announced they will be working together to transform a long-time vacant block in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD into a market garden. The owners of the site at 567 Collins

Song Board, Kings Cross London

This interactive installation was located outside Kings Cross Station in London in September 2012, and allowed commuters and passers-by to ‘pause and play’. The Song Board is a 2m high and 35m wide wall, constructed with 2940 coloured plastic spheres

Song Board, Kings Cross London

This interactive installation was located outside Kings Cross Station in London in September 2012, and allowed commuters and passers-by to ‘pause and play’. The Song Board is a 2m high and 35m wide wall, constructed with 2940 coloured plastic spheres

Converting car spaces for bicycle parking

How about this for an idea…bike racks replacing car spaces? In front of a café in Brunswick (Melbourne), one of the kerbside car parks has been converted to parking for bikes. A spiral bike rack is clothed in a knitted

Converting car spaces for bicycle parking

How about this for an idea…bike racks replacing car spaces? In front of a café in Brunswick (Melbourne), one of the kerbside car parks has been converted to parking for bikes. A spiral bike rack is clothed in a knitted

Sunday Streets

This concept originated 30 years ago in Bogota, Colombia as ‘Ciclovia’ – a day to promote free, health and community orientated events.  It draws 20% of the city’s population every Sunday and by 1996 was recognised as the most important

Sunday Streets

This concept originated 30 years ago in Bogota, Colombia as ‘Ciclovia’ – a day to promote free, health and community orientated events.  It draws 20% of the city’s population every Sunday and by 1996 was recognised as the most important

Pedestrians Rule

The images here are of Little Collins Street (Melbourne CBD) on a weekday, in the middle of the day…Pedestrians rule!   There are no slow down pavement markings, pedestrian priority signs, or zebra crossings in the photo; yet pedestrians are

Pedestrians Rule

The images here are of Little Collins Street (Melbourne CBD) on a weekday, in the middle of the day…Pedestrians rule!   There are no slow down pavement markings, pedestrian priority signs, or zebra crossings in the photo; yet pedestrians are

Tropical Streetscapes, Waikiki

On a recent trip to Hawaii I was fascinated by the intact 1960’s architecture in Honolulu, the throngs of tourists weaving in and out of shopping malls, and Waikiki’s interpretation of ‘tropical streetscape design’. During the heat of the day

Tropical Streetscapes, Waikiki

On a recent trip to Hawaii I was fascinated by the intact 1960’s architecture in Honolulu, the throngs of tourists weaving in and out of shopping malls, and Waikiki’s interpretation of ‘tropical streetscape design’. During the heat of the day