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INFOGRAPHIC: How 10 Historical Planners Have Shaped Today’s Cities

Urban design isn’t easy, so when we find a way to make cities work, we often stick with it for a decent chunk of time. Throughout history, urban planners have presented different ideas on how to design successful cities, and their impact is still being felt today. This infographic looks at how ten urban planners have shaped cities, including London, Paris and Washington D.C.


Stationary Faces – Patterson Train Station Community Art Project

Every picture tells a story at Patterson Station’s world first community art project. Lead by renowned artist, Pamela Irving, Stationary Faces covers the walls of the station underpass and features the faces of local residents, famous people and Melbourne icons.

Lao Zhou

Beijing’s Healthy Approach to Public Space

The role of public space can vary greatly from city to city, with no one right approach to its use. Culture, history and tradition may all play a role in how the space is interpreted and enjoyed. In Beijing, public space focuses on health and community, a reflection of Chinese beliefs in balance, prevention and longevity dating back thousands of years.