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This ribbon-like infrastructure is more than just a pedestrian bridge

This ribbon-like infrastructure is more than just a pedestrian bridge

Integrating connectivity, biodiversity, culture and ecology, this pedestrian bridge by the Melbourne-Shanghai-based firm, BAU, is a hybrid public destination for leisure and relaxation.

Are architects responsible for shaping happy communities?

Are architects responsible for shaping happy communities?

ARM Architecture’s Jesse Judd and Mark Raggatt discuss how the pandemic has emphasised the importance of public space and why placemaking is now more important than ever.

Why we need to look back, in order to move forward

Why we need to look back, in order to move forward

Experts have called on the architecture community to remember to look to the past when designing for the future during last week’s INDE.Summit.

Strong connections win the favour of AIA’s Victorian chapter

Strong connections win the favour of AIA’s Victorian chapter

With the Victorian Architecture Awards 2021 shortlist revealed, connection to the bigger picture will be what ultimately distinguishes the winners from the rest.

When did placemaking become a private business matter?

When did placemaking become a private business matter?

For whom and for what reasons do we make ‘places’? Could a more inclusive approach to placemaking improve social connections and opportunities?

What’s ‘place’ got to do with it?

What’s ‘place’ got to do with it?

If not placemaking, what are retail and hospitality design? Design practices Wynk Collaborative and MentahMatter discuss placemaking for customer experience via their own projects.

<em>INDESIGN</em> #79 out now! The ‘City Futures’ issue

INDESIGN #79 out now! The ‘City Futures’ issue

Featuring a huge range of perspectives, opinions, projects and people, the ‘City Futures’ edition of the magazine unpacks the most pressing and timely conversations for the future of our cities.