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Making placemaking endemic in our post-pandemic city

Making placemaking endemic in our post-pandemic city

As cities emerged from the pandemic with plans to become more resilient, it is an opportunity to engage people in better placemaking. Regular columnist Justin Zhuang shares his perspective.

ARM’s Mark Raggatt on how design can deepen our experience of a city

ARM’s Mark Raggatt on how design can deepen our experience of a city

From high school theatre buff to accomplished architect, Mark Raggatt reveals what drew him to his career, and outlines what his practice hopes to achieve as it expands into New South Wales, Australia.

Conservation and the road less travelled

Conservation and the road less travelled

Do we have to take an all-or-nothing approach when it comes to preserving our built heritage? Conservation specialist Ian Tan posits that there is a middle-ground to be found between infrastructure development and heritage protection.

Work reset: What is the future of work?

Work reset: What is the future of work?

The pandemic-driven disruption of how we work has been painful for both companies and employees. But it is also providing an opportunity for everyone to recalibrate how we want the future of work to look like.

Are architects responsible for shaping happy communities?

Are architects responsible for shaping happy communities?

ARM Architecture’s Jesse Judd and Mark Raggatt discuss how the pandemic has emphasised the importance of public space and why placemaking is now more important than ever.

Is the countryside the next frontier?

Is the countryside the next frontier?

Is the future being built in the countryside now? Samir Bantal and Rem Koolhaas lead an investigation into this fascinating “ignored realm” with the Countryside project.