Barrie Barton of Right Angle Studios speaking at right at a ULI Australia event in Sydney.
“We’re all in this together. So, stop thinking about the people that are just in our direct industry and [think of] all of the brands and all of the incredibly smart, creative people that you can work with to get together with the same objectives. We’re not that different, really. And there are some really exciting opportunities with people outside of the property bubble—to misuse that phrase—not the least of which is our citizens.”
Source: “Upcycling” Assets: Planning for Regenerative Growth – Urban Land Magazine
Have you ever thought about how the design of our cities, towns, and communities has wide ranging effects on both our own lives and on larger global issues? Yes, simply by changing the way we design our living spaces, we affect many things in both good ways and bad.
via How US Urban Sprawl Causes Problems Ranging from Obesity to Climate Change | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building.
Restored and redesigned buildings help meet density requirements, contribute to the fabric of city life, and are “cool places to work,” said Carl Blanchaer of WZMH Architects, using a series of slides to demonstrate how they can be can be reconfigured into flexible workstations.
via Adaptive reuse of older buildings helps meet density requirements, says expert – Daily Commercial News.