Discover a curated selection of the latest toolkits, guides, initiatives, and cutting-edge research centred around creating and sustaining vibrant public spaces.

Our Resources section serves as a dynamic repository, offering insights into the evolving landscape of placemaking, community engagement, and public space research. Explore a diverse range of topics, from ground-breaking projects to emerging trends, designed to inspire and inform.

Whether you're a city planner, designer, advocate, or enthusiast, delve into this rich collection about creating more inclusive, sustainable, and thriving public realms.

Toolkits & Guides

Programs & Initiatives


New creative and scholarly research into public art’s role in the design and planning of intergenerational future cities.

The Urban Field Naturalist Project

A collaboration between design, digital and environmental humanities, and life sciences. The project provides resources to help people notice wildlife in urban environments, and turn these observations into shareable stories.

Shadow Places Network

A network of scholars, artists and activists who collaborate to document, co-produce and reimagine connections between places and peoples in an era of climate change

Books & Reports