Architecture + Urban Design

Getting to Zero: Looking after cyclists and pedestrians
In 2019, Oslo, the capital of Norway, recorded zero cyclist and pedestrian fatalities. Vision Zero was introduced in 1997 by…
Fremantle Biennale – Jessee Lee Johns’ South Mole Resort at Commonwealth of New Bayswater
Jessee Lee Johns, a Freo artist, has come up with one of the most original ideas the Fremantle Biennale is ever…
Republic of Fremantle – Interview With John McVeigh
We suspect most Freo People saw the huge white banner overhanging Cantonment Hill a couple Friday’s back, proudly proclaiming ‘The…
From Little Things Big Things Grow – A Citizen Initiative
Paula Amaral and Audrey Bolger, two Arts Centre Precinct residents in the City Ward of the City of Fremantle, are…
Keeping the city cool isn’t just about tree cover – it calls for a commons-based climate response
This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage…
Brutalism: how to love a concrete beast
Fremantle doesn’t have much, if any truly Brutalist architecture. At least not as this article would define it.
Demolish your front fence. It would be an act of radical kindness
A few years ago, I reflected on years of doctoral field-notes documenting the homes of tinkerers — people with an…
Fed Square Melbourne – Lessons For Our Kings Square?
Successful city squares act as nodes that connect places. They facilitate flows of people going about their daily lives through…
Giotto and Friends for Freo?
No, we are not suggesting a Mafia mob move to Fremantle. But we are taken with an idea that one…

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