Community forum on housing injustice – coming up in West End
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Community forum on housing injustice – coming up in West End

Housing Justice in Unjust Cities on Friday 24th September, 5:30PM, AHEPA Hall in West End, Brisbane.  The forum intends to explore different angles and perspectives on housing, with a particular emphasis on the perspectives of marginalised people, including First Nations peoples, disabled people, and refugees, and will look at tenant’s rights and anti-eviction movements. Contributors include … Continue reading

Place Jam get-together coming up
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Place Jam get-together coming up

Place Jam is an Australasian placemaking peer network, ‘helping make places sticky’ since 2015. Their next get-together is on Thursday 9th September 5.00pm – 8.00pm at Wandering Cooks, 63 Vulture Street, West End, Brisbane Hosted as a collaboration between Urbanistas, PlacemakingX, and Place Jam, this will be the first of a move towards seasonal after … Continue reading

Tmnit Halefom Hailu on public panel discussing the ongoing war in Tigray, Ethiopia
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Tmnit Halefom Hailu on public panel discussing the ongoing war in Tigray, Ethiopia

This Sunday, one of our HDR students, Tmnit Halefom Hailu, partook in a public discussion in which the panelists talked about the ongoing war in Tigray, Ethiopia, and indicated that genocide is occurring. A major humanitarian crisis is unfolding. A native of Tigray, Ms Hailu provided an overview of the political context that led to … Continue reading

THI Urban Change Festival
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THI Urban Change Festival

Studio THI is an independent not-for-profit providing a platform for government, developers, professional advisors, and the community to work together to champion, envision and deliver sustainable urban development. Studio THI seeks to shape purposeful, ambitious, and enduring places that enrich the way we live, learn, work and play. The upcoming Studio THI Urban Change Festival … Continue reading

Upcoming UQ Art Museum event: ‘We Need To Talk About…Architecture and Urbanism in Transition’
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Upcoming UQ Art Museum event: ‘We Need To Talk About…Architecture and Urbanism in Transition’

The quote ‘To speak of cities and present them only as buildings’ by Greek architect and urban planner Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis (1967) presents a fascinating provocation, as we constantly reconsider the role of buildings and public space. What is the relationship between utopian urbanism and real life cities? And who was Doxiadis? What influence has he had in the … Continue reading