Gordon Stephenson's work on Joondalup (and the following planning by
Landcorp and Joondalup Development Corporation) may be of interest.
Google "Gordon Stephenson Joondalup"
Dr Terence Love
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Sent: Tuesday, 1 May 2012 10:08 PM
To: Dr Terence Love
Subject: Re: Examples of quality plans in architecture and planning
I would look into the use of protocols. It has worked to reduce complexity
while maintaining outcomes in a number of areas from government to business.
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On Apr 27, 2012, at 2:03 PM, Lars Albinsson wrote:
> Dear list,
> The city of Kiruna needs to be "moved" because of mining. Of course "move"
means to a large degree "tear down" and "build new", with the exception of
listed buildings, some of which will actually be "moved".
> The mining company LKAB will be the owner/builder of lots of housing and
other buildings, whole ares as well as individual buildings. In their effort
to make sure this results in an attractive city and good living conditions
they have decided to produce a sort of "quality plan" for their building
> The point is not to present a list of "acceptable" buildings or designs,
but rather to describe the process that will ensure that each project will
be great in itself and contribute to great whole. The "quality plan" needs
to live and develop over at least two decades.
> As they have asked me to lead the work with this quality plan, I am
looking for examples of such. We are aware of a number of "master plans",
for instances from New Urbanist projects, but these often presents the
results and shows designs of acceptable buildings. We are looking for
examples that present more a process, to ensure architectural freedom,
creativity and variation. We are also familiar with the works of Christopher
> A key element in our work is that building concepts should draw from
unique or distinct lifestyles and citizen ideals as well as from the unique
characters of each place. As a majority of the city will be built within a
relatively short timespan a key issue is how to create/generate variation
and not be stuck in any single "contemporary period".
> Thank you for any suggestions of examples!
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