SOCIAL DESIGN

Urban Reforestation Services in China

Urban Reforestation Services in China

Urban Reforestation in collaboration with Sustainable Everyday Design Studio and Inclusive Design in Melbourne have been working on some visions for China's cities.

 

Urban Reforestation in China | 在中国的城市再造林

Urban Reforestation in China |  在中国的城市再造林

Over the past week Urban Reforestation's director Emily Ballantyne-Brodie attended the Victorian Super Trade Mission in China. This week our organisation, along with the Victorian Sustainable Urban Design Delegation (40 leading architecture, development and urban design companies from Victoria) has met people from all around China who are interested in designing liveable and sustainable cities.

Before and After Photos of Herbert Street

Before and After Photos of Herbert Street

It was quite phenomenal to see the transformation of the Herbert Street Street Curb on Sunday. A great group of people came together and made the block look really beautiful. Thank you to Reclaim the Curb and Libertas Food Gardens for supporting the project.

Compendium for the Civic Economy

Compendium for the Civic Economy

Last week I wrote a piece about Creative Communities: 'A call to Action'. My point was Victorians can not just rely on the government to design our communities and places for us. It is evident individuals and communities need to play a much stronger and creative role in the process of designing and caring for place.
 

NEW DOCKLANDS COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN!

NEW DOCKLANDS COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN!

Docklands Garden Brings Life and Soul to the Docks in Melbourne!

Melbourne’s love of bringing life to hidden spaces has sprouted in Docklands with the opening of its Community Garden in Geographe Street Docklands on Sunday 15 July, in a joint initiative from Urban Reforestation, Places Victoria and the City of Melbourne.