Gain placemaking skills, activate, share, learn best practice tools, and connect internationally.

Working with the local scouts, the council and community this workshop will teach the basics of placemaking tools, methods, case studies and how to help connect people to place so that they care for their place. The Scouts would like to revitalise Shakespeare park and connect better with their environment. We will focus on how do we engage young people in placemaking, so that they can lead the process. Part of the workshop will be done simultaneously with the UN World Urban Forum.

This is a two-day event. You can choose to participate in just one or the other, but attending both days is encouraged!

Saturday 10/02/18 12-4PM: Let your mind go wild!

What should this park look like? Join us as we find the answers through a creative co-design session.

Sunday 11/02/18 10AM-4PM: Get your hands dirty!

Take action to make the design become a reality. Get creative with nature and available materials to build the group’s vision.

Sunday 11/02/18 4-10PM:¬†…and then, a party!

Your hard work deserves a celebration. Everyone is welcome to the party. Come and see the achievements of your neighbours.


This workshop will be led by Andrea Cook

Andrea Cook: Andrea Cook is an urban planner specialising in community planning and place making in both academic and practice-based environments. Andrea has taught and researched at the University of Melbourne over the past decade and has been the Director of Red Road Consulting since 1998. Andrea is passionate about how people (all people) can co-design a better future and how sustainability can be more social.

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Sat 10 / Feb , 12:00 pm Sun 11 / Feb , 10:00 pm


Carlton Scout Group
12 Shakespeare Street, Carlton North, Victoria 3054 Australia



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