Tags » Place And Space

Why places, rather than just spaces, are so important

Do you know the feeling when you read something that just lifts your thinking to a different level? Even more, if it helps you to think about how to link two topics you know are somehow related, but you haven’t quite managed to make that link? 909 more words


ISSOTL - employability and learning spaces

I had the opportunity to speak at a very enjoyable panel session at the ISSOTL conference last week. The panel members focussed on the question: How will universities contribute to students’ employability in 2020?  356 more words

Design For Learning

Friends, Romans, countrymen, fellow writers - sharing my fears

For those who have been following along, I have decided to become more focused in my writing. Both on the topics I cover and how I will be writing. 1,225 more words

Life And Learning - Thinking Space

On the runway, picking up speed

Have you ever felt a bit unsettled? Felt as though, while things are fine, you’re not quite doing what you should be?

I have been feeling this way for a little while now, but couldn’t quite put a finger on why. 861 more words

Life And Learning - Thinking Space


Vacant land. It’s becoming more common throughout the suburbs of Melbourne. Properties are cleared of any existing buildings to prepare for new houses. As a town planner, I deal with this on a daily basis and it is part of the process of change in a city. 396 more words

Home And Family - My Base

Why I love, and hate, my work as an urban planner

I am an urban planner. I have been for some twenty years now (which seems astounding to me, but yes, it’s true). I have times when I passionately hate the thought of work, and other times when I can’t wait to get into a project. 1,597 more words

Place And Space

New Publication: Visual Constructs of Jerusalem, ed. by Kühnel, Noga-Banai and Vorholt

Visual Constructs of Jerusalem is a new volume of essays, edited by Bianca Kühnel, Galit Noga-Banai, and one of our network members at York, Hanna Vorholt… 261 more words