Our Research

Place Agency is a project focused on the education of placemaking, our team are also endeavoring to tackle and understand the processes driving placemaking. Leading to research in the areas of place evaluation, common challenges face in implementing placemaking and understanding the educational outcomes of the project.

We have also welcomed students seeking answers to their own place related questions through our research internships. Take a dive below to learn more about the completed and ongoing research projects:

Key Research Projects

Place translation strategies: From complex terms to community placemaking.

Placemaking is a process through which the communities have an opportunity to transform a ‘space’ to a ‘place’ in which they have invested personal and shared meanings. Place can emerge from both formal (council or developer led initiatives) or informal…