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CHANGESCAPING | Thought | Portable Park

March 4, 2011

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The Portable Park concept is one of several in Andrew Maynard Architect’s folio of ideas driven projects and propositions: others are the suburb eating robot CV08 (2008) which rehabilitates degraded suburban areas, a new flag pole for the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra (2010) that gives the Aboriginal flag more visibility and prominence in the […]

CHANGESCAPING | Thought | Potential Public Space

March 4, 2011

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Two scenes from Q-Garland. Click on images to view enlargement. Images: Courtesy of Donovan Hill and Wilson Architects Presented at the Ideas Festival in 2009, Q-Garland by architects Donovan Hill and Hamilton Wilson posited diverse scenarios for public space. The images both posed and responded to questions about alternatives for the spaces of the cultural […]

CHANGESCAPING | Thought | Build Back Better

March 4, 2011

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Photo by Nick Caldwell, on Flickr Creative Commons Licence In January 2011, Brisbane experienced its worst flooding since 1974. After many weeks of heavy rain, the sodden city’s brown river broke its banks on 11 January. In the natural disaster context, there’s much talk about climate change, weather variation, disaster mitigation and land use/urban planning […]

CHANGESCAPING | Thought | Caring & Camping

March 4, 2011

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In 2006, Federal Court Judge Murray Wilcox found the native title of the Noongar people over Perth metropolitan area had not been extinguished. Subsequent to this the State Government appealed the decision and, in 2008, the Federal Court left the question of native title in Perth open for further consideration. The Noongar claim covers 200,000 […]