Urban Design

Public space expresses a city’s cultural life. It should be dynamic and inclusive in its street design, pedestrian corridors, urban structures and open space with a clearly expressed hierarchy. A balance of coherence and variety is essential, as are familiar patterns and a diversity of forms. The relationship between people and place needs a nuanced response and restorative urban approach that reconnects us to nature.

Urban Design case studies

Byron Bay Interchange Access Upgrade

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Byron Bay Interchange Access Upgrade

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Integrating civic centres with nature, compressing built form and detailing the fine-grain of mixed-use arenas gives the city breathing space.

Richard Does, Director 105_richarddoes_bb1_soozy-edit2.jpg

A fascination with cities led me into town planning and urban design. Curiosity about what drives urban forms and ‘places' led me into architecture. In practice, I apply all three.

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