Author: Anna

  Spaced Out Placemakers, Place Laboratory and the Town Team Movement are incredibly excited to have been given the opportunity to partner with Canberra Renewal Authority and the local Dickson community and traders to prepare the Dickson Place Plan and Preliminary Sketch Plans. Place Planning in Dickson...

Place Laboratory has set up shop in Canberra! We have already started working on the Newcastle Airport Innovation Centre Master Plan with our friends Hames Sharley. We are so excited about the opportunities! Contact Anna on 0402706162 if you have any queries. Lanscape Architecture Canberra ...

Place Laboratory is making a difference in Perth. So much so that our clients want our fresh ideas and design sensibilities for projects on the east coast. Our design thinking, place ethos and customer service are the things our clients love the most, so opening a...

Mary Street Piazza’s debut has coincided with the Beaufort Street Festival 2015. Place Lab together with City of Vincent have transformed a stretch of car bays into a place for the community. Already locals are planning to have pop up weekend yoga classes on the lawn...

Our 'temporary now semi-permanent' China Town installation has undergone a makeover. Some easy tricks have been used to disguise wear and tear from the skaters and bike riders and breathe new life into the project. Click to view larger images ...

Local residents streamed down to enjoy the newest park in Yanchep Golf Estate for a day of activities, food and fun. Click to view larger images ...

See the similarity between Manhattan - New York and Curtin University and learn how Curtin is transforming itself into an urban centre focussed on educational excellence for the next generation of engaged learners. Click the photograph to view a short video showing the Greater Curtin strategy. Why...

The atmosphere at the Curtin Outdoor Cinema is magical! Another quick win by PLACE Lab from the Curtin Place Activation Plan.

The MRA has recently announced City Square, a new public space linking the City to Northbridge, over the new underground train line. Anna and Lei were members of the core team that conceptualised the ideas for this key city site. Using the place-led approach, ideas were...

In Amsterdam bikes and flowers are everywhere. The Amsterdammers do not miss an opportunity to park a bike (and there are a lot) or plant a plant.
We ventured out of Amsterdam on Sunday to visit a craft market and stumbled across the new residential development, IJburg.

Nantes, the European Green Capital in 2013, has successfully combined the ancient with the old and the contemporary. Here are a few images of an exciting and prosperous city with a strong cultural, social and environmental agenda. Click to view larger images [simplegallery thumbnailalign=bottom exclude="ADD attachment ID...