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Steve Schutt, Director of Landscape Architecture, Hansen Partnership

Steve Schutt speaks at Transport Oriented Development Conference

March 6, 2017

Hansen’s Director of Landscape Architecture, Steve Schutt, will be presenting at the Transport Oriented Development conference being held in Sydney in March. His presentation: “Pedestrian Oriented Design (POD): The human side of TOD”, will outline how the principles of POD support and enhance TOD for the end user. Transit  oriented development (TOD) involves the functional…

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Joyoboyo Public Transport Interchange. Surabaya, Indonesia

Hansen Partnership in Indonesia

March 2, 2017

Hansen will join the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) for the 2017 Indonesia Australia Business Week  (IABW), being held in Jakarta in March. IABW will take place across five cities in the week of 6–10 March 2017 and comprises a range of trade, investment, education and tourism events. With negotiations continuing to progress the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive…

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Nightingale 2.0

Nightingale 2 Wins Development Approval

February 14, 2017

Hansen Partnership are pleased that their Urban Planning project for Nightingale Housing (Nightingale 2), located at Station Street Fairfield, has been awarded a planning permit at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Importantly, this approval supports the development without requiring car parking to be provided on site for residents. In handing down the decision, VCAT…

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Better Apartment Design Standards Released

December 20, 2016

When introduced, the Better Apartments Design Standards will apply to all apartment developments in Victoria. They will come into effect through an amendment to all planning schemes in March 2017. Transitional arrangements will be made to ensure that applications lodged prior to the date of introduction will be assessed under the planning scheme requirements as…

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POD and TOD design article featuring Craig Czarny

Craig Czarny Featured in iProperty.com Magazine

November 21, 2016

POD: Revolutionizing Urban Mobility With the rapid urban growth in major Malaysian cities, the time to invest in pedestrian-oriented developments (POD) is upon us. Craig Czarny shares how POD, which priotises walkability and the public sphere has a better shot at improving urban mobility. By Reena Kaur on Oct 31, 2016 Cities are growing and…

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Brighid Sammon PIA VIC Young Planner of the Year 2016

Brighid Sammon wins PIA VIC Young Planner of The Year

November 7, 2016

Hansen Partnership are delighted that our own Brighid Sammon was named “Young Planner of the Year” at the 2016 Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) Victorian Planning Excellence Awards. The annual PIA Awards for Planning Excellence demonstrate leading practice, leadership and achievement in planning and the planning profession. The Awards recognise excellence and showcase leading practice…

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Hansen wins AILA National Award

Hansen wins AILA National Award

October 27, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that our projects MacKenzie Falls Gorge Trail and Surabaya Urban Corridor Development Program have been honoured at the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) National Awards, held last night at the the National Arboretum Canberra, as part of the 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture. Our Surabaya project was awarded a National Landscape…

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Richmond Terrace Park by Hansen Partnership featured in the "Parks Changing our Cities" Exhibition.

Parks Changing Australian Cities Exhibition

October 24, 2016

The “Parks Changing Australian Cities” exhibition at the Virgin Lounges in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth is a key program as part of  the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) 50th anniversary celebrations. If you are fortunate enough to use Virgin Lounge at Melbourne Airport, you will see that we have two Hansen projects featured:…

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Gerhana Waty, Urban Design Associate.

Gerhana Waty presents international design competition

October 10, 2016

Urban Design Associate, Gerhana Waty, will this week travel to Ba Ria Vung Tau (Vietnam) to present the finalist submission for the Mount Dinh Forest Park Tourism Area competition, as crafted by Hansen Partnership in collaboration with the VIUP Southern Institute (Ho Chi Minh City). As part of one the 5 finalist teams, Gerhana will…

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‘better apartment’ draft design standards

‘Better Apartment’ Draft Design Standards

August 16, 2016

by David Barnes, Managing Director.  As a planner it has always amazed me that there have been detailed design standards for lower density forms of housing such as single dwellings (Clause 54) and multi-dwelling developments (Clause 55), but virtually no standards for higher density forms of housing such as apartments of 4 to 5 storeys…

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