Future Cities Symposium: How Regenerative Urban Design & Placemaking Will Restore Us
Regenerative Design is mooted as the Next Big Thing, but what does it actually look and feel like? Where in the world is it happening at scale? How does it challenge our existing ideas about sustainability? Who’s leading the way? What are the hurdles to progress and innovations needed to overcome them?
The Future Cities Symposium: How Regenerative Urban Design & Placemaking Will Restore Us explores the promise and the practicalities through 30-minute presentations culminating in a panel discussion moderated by the editor of The Conversation, Misha Ketchell. Speakers include:
- Mandy Nicholson, Woiwurrung language specialist, Traditional Owner, ranger, PhD in the built environment and the artist behind Burwood Brickworks’ award-winning art installation, on Bringing Indigenous thinking to future-focused placemaking
- James Mant, 20-minute neighbourhoods lead at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, on The influence of place on regenerative city design
- Dr Dominique Hes, educator, researcher and author of Designing for Hope: Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability, on Designing for future work
- Ludo Campbell-Reid, international urban strategist and newly appointed Director of City Design & Liveability at Wyndham City Council, on Reconceiving future neighbourhoods
Join Dean Landy, Partner at ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects and Haley Hooper, Senior Urban Designer and co-founder of Waka Māia, a group of Māori design professionals working to shape New Zealand’s built environment and integrate Māori design aspirations and ways of working into general practice, for a deep dive into future focused city-shaping.
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