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Sustainability challenges faced by subtropical cities: The place/identity agenda in achieving sustainable urbanism in the subtropics

Kennedy, Rosemary J. (2007) Sustainability challenges faced by subtropical cities: The place/identity agenda in achieving sustainable urbanism in the subtropics. In International Urban Design Conference - Waves of change - cities at crossroads, 6 - 8 September 2007, Australia, Queensland, Gold Coast.

Abstract

Back in 2002, with mounting concern that growth pressures were impacting negatively on Brisbane's character and identity, the Brisbane City Council established City designed for subtropical living, as one of eight strategic themes that it saw as critical to the successful future liveability of the city. Happily this remains part of the re-worked city vision to 2026... Council partnered QUT, and subsequently the State Govenment's Office of Urban Management to fund a collaborative centre to develop a knowledge base in subtropical design, as it pertains to the culture landscapes and built fabric of Brisbane and South East Queensland.

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ID Code: 12655
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the conference’s web page (see hypertext link).
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Keywords: Subtropical design, urbanism, identity of place
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 The Centre for Subtropical Design, QUT / BCC
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:56

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