Accessible and Resilient Communities

14330123_736394226528399_783521840067151455_nThursday, September 22 at 6 PM – 7 PM

15 A Union Street Brunswick

With rising land prices and increasing rates of redevelopment in Melbourne’s inner suburbs, the negative implications of gentrification are an ongoing concern for local communities.

In order to maintain the rich creativity of our city within a rapidly growing urban fabric, new development must support a broad spectrum of individuals, families and groups beyond narrow property demographics of ‘owner occupiers’ and ‘investors.’

Diverse communities are critical to ensuring the long term social and economic viability of ‘the World’s Most Livable City.’

This talk, a part of Neometro’s High Density Happiness speaker series focuses on the need for a greater variety of housing alternatives to provide inclusive, long term and family living options in the inner city.

The evening features a panel of speakers mediated by Laura Phillips, the Editor of Open Journal, including:

Jeff Provan, Design Director of Neometro
Marcus Westbury, CEO Contemporary Arts Precinct
Jessica Christiansen-Franks, CEO CoDesign Studio
Gilbert Rochecouste, Managing Director, Village Well

Details here –