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Resource – Andrew Partos at the Sustainable Cities Round Table, 28 May

Posted in Events, Models, Policies, Research, SCRT Videos, Sustainable Cities Round Tables by Ferne Edwards on June 12th, 2008

Andrew Partos was the third 3 minute presenter at the recent Sustainable Cities Round Table on food. Andrew is a Senior Urban Designer at VicUrban, where VicUrban is the Victorian Government’s sustainable urban development agency committed to delivering prosperous and successful communities in regional and metropolitan Victoria. VicUrban is also very supportive of productive landscapes which well-complemented the proceedings for the evening. Please find footage of Andrew’s presentation, “A new vision for a new community” below.

    VicUrban’s Corporate Goals

  • Commercial Success
  • Community Well-being
  • Affordability
  • Environmental leadership
  • Design Excellence
    Gardening Community Broad Benefits

  • Physical Health and Lifestyle
  • Community Development
  • Neighbourhood Identity
  • Environment

The Challenge
What steps, measures or initiatives can a developer take to begin to implement a Gardening Communities culture in new urban developments?