Rating Place

What are place values?

People function with both a unique biological fingerprint and shared characteristics, like a heartbeat. Similarly, places have unique values specific to the locality (unique values) and shared attributes that distinguish a meaningful place from an empty space (common values). The…

Pilot Workshops

The Rating Place project is currently at the pilot stage. This stage has trailed the methodology to co-create a Place Certification Tool through interactive workshops with placemaking practitioners and industry experts in Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong. Organised by Place Leaders…

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…