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dc.contributor.convenorProfessor Richard Hydeen_US
dc.contributor.authorHolden, Gordonen_US
dc.contributor.editorProf Richard Hydeen_US
dc.description.abstractABSTRACT: Urban design integrates a wide range of knowledge fields embracing many aspects of human endeavour and it is applied at all scales of development in the built environment. There is an expectation that urban design is contemporaneously relevant and adds value that is measurable and accountable in the public domain. But is urban design delivering? Do we know enough about the field? This paper engages with questions about what is urban design's heritage, who are urban designers in Australia and New Zealand, what is their culture and are urban designers equipped to design future sustainable places? Over the past half century urban design epistemology has developed considerably, much of it borrowed and adapted from other built-environment disciplines. Its destiny is to forever be a 'work-in-progress', responding to evolving circumstances and anticipating change in cities. A snap-shot of urban design culture in Australia and New Zealand suggests that while there is a high level of expertise and many examples of excellence, the discipline is not be as mature as it should be to engage with current and future challenges. Conference theme: Urban Studies Keywords: Urban design culture, Urban design practice, Urban design challengesen_US
dc.publisherFaculty of Architecture, Design and Planning The University of Sydneyen_US
dc.publisher.placeSydney, Australiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameANZAScA 2011: From Principles to Practice in Architectural Scienceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitle45th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Associationen_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationSydney, Australiaen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchArchitectural History and Theoryen_US
dc.titleWho Delivers Urban Design in Australia and New Zealand and What Is Their Culture?en_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environmenten_US
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