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Urban collaborations


Norrie, H and Brewin, R, Urban collaborations, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia, 2-3 October 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 239-245. ISBN 9780473337100 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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In an essay in The Endless City: The Urban Age Project (2007), Deyan Sudjic proposes that the problems of our cities can be understood and managed through collaboration between three groups: policymakers, builders and theorists. This model is being explored through collaborative design research by the School of Architecture & Design at the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and the Monash Architecture Design and Art (MADA) that links the academy as theorists with local government the policymakers and city builders. Projects involve direct engagement with municipal councils to examine urban issues in small towns and cities, developing collaborative processes that examine the specific nature of design issues that are socially, culturally and/or situationally conditioned. Research through the medium of design provides a process of iterative thinking, and the crossover between the disciplines of architecture, urban design and planning provide fertile ground for research investigations.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:design research, collaboration, urban design
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Urban and regional planning
Research Field:Community planning
Objective Division:Construction
Objective Group:Construction planning
Objective Field:Urban planning
UTAS Author:Norrie, H (Dr Helen Norrie)
ID Code:107332
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2016-03-10
Last Modified:2016-08-03

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