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Dorina Pojani on the Green Urbanist podcast discussing eco-feminism and her book Trophy Cities
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Dorina Pojani on the Green Urbanist podcast discussing eco-feminism and her book Trophy Cities

Ross O’Ceallaigh and Dorina Pojani discuss her new book Trophy Cities, a feminist perspective on new capitals and explore how patriarchal ideology is expressed in urban design, and what a matriarchal or ‘eco-feminist’ approach may be. Have a listen at the Green Urbanist podcast: https://greenurbanistpod.com/episode/54-dr-dorina-pojani-eco-feminist-urbanism Continue reading

New Conversation piece on e-scooter travel in Brisbane, by UQ|UP team
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New Conversation piece on e-scooter travel in Brisbane, by UQ|UP team

E-scooters offer commuters and tourists a way to cover shorter distances quickly – and without breaking a sweat. It’s for this reason Australian cities are trialling these schemes as part of broader interest in micromobility – small, light and often electric ways of getting around, such as bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters. But one question previously unanswered is: … Continue reading

New article on public art in Journal of Urban Design by Caroline Milne and Dorina Pojani
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New article on public art in Journal of Urban Design by Caroline Milne and Dorina Pojani

In public art, the paradigm is shifting from ‘look but don’t touch’ towards interactive displays and creations that involve visitors. Accordingly, this study examined some of the factors that lead audiences to interact and engage with public art. Systematic observations of the ‘users’ of 11 public sculptures were conducted in Brisbane, Australia. The investigation revealed … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani on the Courier Mail discussing redesign options for the Toombul shopping centre
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Dorina Pojani on the Courier Mail discussing redesign options for the Toombul shopping centre

An airport hotel, a transport-oriented community and a walkable, tree-lined high street-style shopping strip – what should replace Toombul Shopping Centre? Brendan O’Malley from the Courier Mail set out to investigate options by interviewing the local state MP as well as a series of planning and business experts, including UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani: Dr Pojani questioned … Continue reading