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Perth Urban Design Forum

Perth Urban Design Forum

The Western Australian Urban Design Forum held its end of year wrap up at Stala Contemporary Gallery in North Bridge, Perth Western Australia. David Galloway was one of the speakers, presenting a short talk about designing cities from the user experience. This talk...

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The Dream Community – Taiwan

The Dream Community – Taiwan

The arts has an important role in the vitalisation of urban communities. This short video was made during a trip to Taiwan. The Dream Community is a tower block development about 30 min train trip outside central Taipei. Over 25 years the developer, Gordon Tsai, has...

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Urban Design Video

Urban Design Video

The challenge with planning codes is that they attempt to use words and sketch diagrams to communicate a feeling and style for urban areas. They are also very generic and unable to accomodate the specific and local feel of places. To address this in Leederville,...

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Inadvertent design for Slow Living???

Inadvertent design for Slow Living???

The Slow Movement, which we at Ferart Design strongly support, has been around since the 1980's when Carlo Petrini's protested against the opening of a McDonald's restaurant in Piazza di Spagna, Rome. This drew attention to what we loose...

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Repurposing Public Art 2

Repurposing Public Art 2

And here is another fantastic example of repurposing public art - from Barcelona.  The outside the Museum of Contemporary Art is a large modernist courtyard and lumpy sculpture.  In the crowded streets of Barcelona there are not many spaces available for...

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