High Density Happiness: Building communities
Wed 14 Oct 2015, 6.00pm
You’ve heard it online, in magazines and in this very program, but what does the buzz term ‘placemaking’ actually mean and involve? Co-presented by Neometro and Australian quarterly Dumbo Feather, this panel—made up of Neometro’s director James Tutton (who is also co-founder and director of Smiling Mind) and Dumbo Feather’s community manager Madeline Lucas—will deconstruct the word and much more in this discussion about urban social initiatives that encourage collective ownership of inner-city communities. With thirty years’ experience in developing buildings that offer a sense of place and belonging, Neometro knows that extraordinary communities are led by groups that support personal connections and give a strong sense of inclusion and togetherness. Take a seat and lend both ears as James and Madeline discuss how a sense of family can expand out of the suburban home and into the neighbourhood.