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TEAM | Q&A with Benjamin Iser

Benjamin Iser is an urban planner with interests in community engagement and public involvement. 1. What do you think are the most difficult challenges, contradictions and opportunities facing suburbs and their communities, or Aspley/your suburb and its community? One of the major challenges facing urban communities these days is a lack of community engagement from … Continue reading

TEAM | Q&A with Chiara Camponeschi

Chiara Camponeschi is author of The Enabling City and works at the intersection of interdisciplinary research, social innovation and urban sustainability. 1. What do you think are the most difficult challenges, contradictions and opportunities facing suburbs and their communities, or Aspley/your suburb and its community? Suburbs are particularly vulnerable places. As predominantly car-centric, they lack … Continue reading

TEAM | Q&A with Linda Carroli

Linda Carroli is a writer, planner and placemaker. She is an associate with Harbinger Consultants. 1. What do you think are the most difficult challenges, contradictions and opportunities facing suburbs and their communities, or Aspley/your suburb and its community? Aspley is a particularly interesting example. The challenge is change; changing our place, ourselves, each other. … Continue reading

TEAM | Q&A with JM John Armstrong

JM John Armstrong is a cultural strategist, artist, facilitator and curator. He is principal of Harbinger Consultants. 1. What do you think are the most difficult challenges, contradictions and opportunities facing suburbs and their communities, or Aspley/your suburb and its community? A vast number of challenges that also become/present contradictions and (when feeling positive about … Continue reading

TEAM | Q&A with Jason Haigh

Jason Haigh is an architect and artist who is principal of the architectural and design practice, cloud-dwellers. 1. What do you think are the most difficult challenges, contradictions and opportunities facing suburbs and their communities, or Aspley/your suburb and its community? The lack of liveliness in the public realm in suburbs like Aspley is unfortunate.  … Continue reading