In his capacity as Principal Urban Designer Michael Murphy led the City of Perth team to produce a strategy to encapsulate the unique qualities of Perth by day and transfer these into a night time environment.
Hackney is special for the variety of activities it accommodates, and for its cultural identity, which revolves around associations with St Peters College and the nearby Botanic Gardens. It’s layout is a departure from the city grid into which residential, commercial, light industrial and other land uses have been mixed.
"First we shape our cities, then they shape us"
That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.
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