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Urban Design

Council is committed to upholding quality design and urban design principles in conjunction with our goal of protecting and enhancing our magnificent natural environment.

City building seminars

Our Urban Design Seminars have undergone a transformation. These new seminars will showcase exemplar city building initiatives with incredible speakers from leading industry institutions.

These seminars are an approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity that will contribute one point to the annual CPD requirements set out by the Board of Architects Queensland, Planning Institute Australia, Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture and Engineers Australia.

The following seminars scheduled for 2016 (now complete) were:

Seminar 1 - 21 April 2016

Understanding Place DNA by James Larmour-Reid, Director, Planisphere.

For more detailed information about this seminar, refer to the full April City Building Seminar flyer.

Seminar 2 - 19 May 2016

How cities evolve through temporary spaces by Stephen Yarwood, Urban Futurist, @city2050.

For more detailed information about this seminar, refer to the full May City Building Seminar flyer.

Seminar 3 - 16 June 2016

Resilience strategies for coastal development by Shannon McGuire, Principal Planner, Business Area Leader – Natural Resource Management, Buckley Vann and Greg Fisk, Market Lead (Environment) and Business Development Manager, BMT WBM.

For more detailed information about this seminar, refer to the full June City Building Seminar flyer.

Seminar 4 - 21 July 2016

Topic and guest speaker to be confirmed.

Seminar 5 - 25 August 2016

Crafting Great Cities by Professor Edward Blakely, Chair, Future Cities Collaborative and Honorary Professor in Urban Policy, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney.  

For more detailed information about this seminar refer to the full August City Building Seminar flyer.

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