Place Agency is an award-winning, innovative Placemaking knowledge sharing platform supporting industry, students, communities and governments to shape better cities connecting people to nature and country.
The program has touched many of the Sustainable Development Goals through its connection to knowledge sharing, education, cities, places, supporting innovation, connecting to water, land, ecosystems, etc.
We have connected with over 5000 people, 1000 placemakers, 900 students, developed over 20 community projects in Australia and shared our placemaking teaching resources developed with 7 universities. These teaching resources are a world-first Placemaking educational program its aim it to contribute to placemaking practice by providing a common approach to understanding concepts such as economics, engagement, governance, evaluation, digital activation, community and critically, nature and First nation’s aspects of place.
Led by University of Melbourne and in collaboration with six universities and 14 industry partners, the program is proud of the following five key outcomes and their enduring legacies:
5. The institutionalization of several placemaking subject curriculum in higher/tertiary education including the University of Melbourne and the University of the Philippines.