Is your team seeking an intense platform for delivery of urban design and placemaking?
Our two day corporate course provides a solid platform for delivery of urban design and placemaking. We align learning amongst colleagues with organisational goals. This cost effective model enables participants to share experiences. Ultimately, transferring knowledge immediately back into their working roles.
You want to refresh your training, stay relevant with current thinking and build your network?
Our public courses adds to your skills set with urban design tools and application (with 1/2 day and 1 day courses also available). This introductory module enables you to create and promote quality places. Our dynamic learning experience - individual and group work, video clips, expert interviews, stimulating images, best practice examples, field study, mental maps... meets the range of learning styles. This module has been given 22 times around Australia by Placefocus over the last two years. It's success is demonstrated by the on-going high attendance, positive feedback and the requests for additional courses. Download brochure.
“A course where you actually wanted more - this ones for you!” Peter MacDonald, Noosa, June 2011
You want to learn more but can't afford time away from work?
We offer an four week online course - efficient and interactive training which is available anywhere and anytime. A leading edge, self paced learning experience - group blog and chat room, video presentation, video clips, expert interviews, stimulating images, best practice examples, field study, mental maps........
“Thanks you for your hard work and patience. I enjoyed the course and feel that the information provided is and will be most useful” Danny Wiggins, online August 2010
What our customers say...
“The unit structure is like a silver bullet to urban design problems and challenges“ Scott Riley, Brisbane, May 2010
"I manage a unit carrying out $25-30m of urban design improvements per annum and this unit was very helpful" Peter Monks, Perth, September, 2010
“The course reinforces the importance and value of good urban design that in one way or another we are all participants in”. Neil Savery, Canberra, November 2010.
“I am a local government planner who has struggled with urban design. I came away with a much better understanding of urban design and access to a huge range of information and tools”. Heath Martin, Toowoomba May 2011
“Andrew is a gifted teacher. The most comprehensive yet concise and interesting presentation of a planning topic I have received”. Greg New, Sydney March 2011
“I recommend this course – practical and fun” Dy Currie, Brisbane, May 2010
“I have done three postgraduate degrees and come across many lecturers...but I can tell you that you are one of the most passionate teachers” Vige Satkunarajah, On-line, August 2010
“The urban design unit was a concise course that articulated a common sense approach to place making and urban design using practical tools, examples and interviews with experts.” Murray Casselton, Perth March 2011
“Manual will be valuable reference document” Mark Burton, Melbourne June 2010
“Should be compulsory for all design professionals“ Katharina Nieberler-Walker, Brisbane May 2010
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So you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.