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Our society is changing, and with it the relationship between local government and the individual residents of the community. We are moving away from a government as the nanny of society, looking after us all from the cradle to the grave. The wealthy times when this...

The City of Kwinana asked PLACE Laboratory to advise them on PLACE MAKING. Kwinana has formed a Place Making Team, and invited PLACE Lab to present our knowledge and best practice around Place Making to develop the team, policies and activities. PLACE Lab presented 4 aspects...

Last Friday night Place Lab received the 2016 AILA WA award for the Entry Pocket Park and Victory Park at Yanchep Golf Estate Jury Citation: "The jury’s attention was captured in this projects use of the sites topography to create a variety of spaces that will be...

An article by Tom and Anna in today's West Australian Property section on Perth's ongoing transformation from Dullsville to a vibrant city ranked in the top 10 most live-able city's in the world and the key initiatives that have influenced this change.
PLACE Lab's design for the upgrade to the Sports Courts has been completed and includes a hit-up wall with play and graphic art elements. Take a look at some images below and how the artwork comes together in the time-lapse video by Rod Power Designs (signwriter).

The Place Lab  team have taken out the $20k prize for our winning proposal for the FORM Public2016 Protoype Festival held in Bayview Terrace, Claremont over the weekend! Find out more about our winning entry from the FORM  website. Photograph by Bewley Shaylor  ...

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 ...

Construction of Building 410 is underway at Curtin University - the site has been prepared and footings poured for the new teaching facility. Check out the time lapse video of progress so far and PLACE Labs concept design for the landscape plaza. [simplegallery thumbnailalign=bottom exclude="597"] Click to view...

With just hours to spare, construction of Albany's revitalised Town Square was completed in time for the Anzac Centennial Commemorations held over the first weekend in November. [simplegallery thumbnailalign=bottom exclude="597"] Click to view larger images The new orientation of the Town Square showcases Albany’s historic town hall by opening...

Curtin University’s primary civic and ceremonial space has recently undergone a landscape upgrade that includes the addition of two large seating elements that frame the central open lawn area. [simplegallery thumbnailalign=bottom exclude="597"] Click to view larger images As part of an overall Place Activation Strategy at Curtin, the...