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That was The week That was… w/e 1 October

That was The week That was… w/e 1 October

Tw3 provides a brief commentary on stories bearing on the delights and discontents of urbanism that were in the news over the week ending 1 October 2017

Can security bollards be done better?

Can security bollards be done better?

It's regrettable it seems necessary to install heavy bollards in Australian cities to protect against vehicle attacks. But it could be a way to improve public spaces

Weekend reading, June 24 2017

Weekend reading, June 24 2017

Interesting links for urbanists

Architectural merit: has this building got enough to save it?

Architectural merit: has this building got enough to save it?

There're moves to preserve this 1960s "brutalist" building, but it's architectural distinction is questionable. It’s unoriginal, uninspired and captures little of the vision of the movement

Does this carpark warrant heritage protection?

Does this carpark warrant heritage protection?

A car park seems an unlikely candidate for heritage protection, but an activist group "with 1,000 Facebook supporters" wants to save Melbourne's Total Car Park from being torn down.