Placefocus enables practical application of Placemaking and urban design by providing training and information, available for face-to-face and online. For you and your team.
Update your skills in placemaking and urban design, with Australia's most diverse range of training resources and tools.
Over four afternoons in February we share 'place skills' on Placemaking and urban design as we walk through streets and places of Brisbane. $1,750 includes accredited training, manual, cafe afternoon tea and dinner and guided study tour.
“Great diversity, real talking heads, not just on lap top - informative and interactive” Don Chapman, Councillor, City of Onkaparinga.
It provides a uniquely Australian reference and guide to delivering quality places within our urban environment. It explains the key principles, qualities and processes of urban design, drawing upon theory and best practice to illustrate outcomes. Information is provided on over 30 tools which can be used in the process of Place Creation.
"Course reference manual is invaluable. It covers current best practice urban design thoroughly with many case study examples to demonstrate" Daniel Herrmann, Melbourne.
At Placefocus we provide training options to support your team working together to deliver organisational outcomes - Place Creation: two day "in-house" corporate course; Three hour Launchpad; Online learning for your team.
“I commend this course to all people who wish to improve the quality of our urban places” Philip Follent LFRAIA, Queensland Government Architect 2008 -11.
Taking it to the streets... over 3 days we share 'place skills' on Placemaking and urban design as we walk through streets and places of Australian Cities. Enabling you to make the most of the places you influence.
"The Place Immersion workshop helped me to increase the breadth and depth of my knowledge regarding urban design and place making. Consequently I am now about to embark on a place making focused project which will be enhanced by what I learnt during the course” Tracey O'Connor, Senior Project Officer Landscape Architecture, Whitehorse City Council.