Posted in January 2013

Complete your Survey!

Complete your Survey!

To those residents of Rokewood and Teesdale, its true we came, we listened, we chatted twice now and now we have a list of treatments, elements, priorities, suggestions and other things, mostly as long as your arm to choose from. Some of the choosing has been done in meetings, but as we have promised we … Continue reading

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Ever heard of William Whyte?

Ever heard of William Whyte?

Ah well, its a bit hard to expect you have. Just to recap if you look at the People for Public Spaces website closely you’ll find a small volume called The Social Life of Small Open Spaces that is well worth a read. Without prompting or reading that small tome first, one day young Betty … Continue reading

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Also

Also

Again ideas from Lara before she finally caught breath… The sound sculpture at the Werribee zoo is fantastic. Made from ‘top and tailed’ old gas bottles of various sizes, together with steel pipes and paddles for wacking! Scrap metal, nuts’nbolts and some welding. Done. A community Op Shop to raise funds for future projects would … Continue reading

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I Believe…  Gavin on Teesdale, Placemaking and Sheds following somewhat circuituitously Geoff on Carparking, Crossing Points & Engineering

I Believe… Gavin on Teesdale, Placemaking and Sheds following somewhat circuituitously Geoff on Carparking, Crossing Points & Engineering

I believe the community appropriating the old mechanics shed and surrounding land adjacent to the shop (“Reclaim the Shed”) is an exciting and realistic goer.  It is a much better option then swapping over sheds with the CFA to develop their shed. Some people think the old Mechanic’s shed’s proximity to the main st  and … Continue reading

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Free to air music?

Free to air music?

Having just purchased an old piano for $6 and installed it in the kid’s cubby, I can vouch for this idea….! Free-to-air-Music. Decorate a gorgeously off-kilter piano and place in a public ‘sound garden’ for all to enjoy!

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