rrrtheurbanists

RRR's The Urbanists – summer replacement for "The Architects" on RRR. Urban planning program about the way the modern city does (and doesn’t) work

Episode 9: Alan Davies the Urbanist, Fawkner, Mosque Car Parking

Episode 9 (the final summer espisode) of RRR’s The Urbanists, aired on January 29th, and can be listened to on radio on demand here: http://ondemand.rrr.org.au/grid/20130129191442 The episode features: “The Urbanist” … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Episode 8 – Animals in Cities, No Maccas in the Hills

Episode 8 of RRR’s The Urbanists, aired on January 22nd, and can be listened to on radio on demand here: http://ondemand.rrr.org.au/grid/20130122190141 The episode features: Some general patter about semantics and … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thanks

Thanks to everyone who listened to and otherwise supported the show during our first season. We hope to be back before too long. For the moment, you can listen to … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mental mapping exercise: Mt Clear (Ballarat), 1995 or so

So in the spirit of the ‘inner city’ mental map from 1978 (here), I prepared a quick mental map of my world aged about 14 or 15 (1994/5) when I … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Is this an elf issue?

If they can make terrible puns, we can make worse ones. Garry Muratore from No Maccas in the Hills and a gnome (and Elizabeth) in the RRR studios for the … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ghosts of inner cities past – an interesting map

One of my birthday presents this year was a set of books from the Deakin University course “The Australian City”, published in 1978 and found by Mel at the op … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 3 Comments

Episode 7 (January 15th) – “Another grab bag: blame the planners, public housing redevelopments, Winsome McCaughey, extra bedrooms versus small houses”

Episode 7 (January 15th) – “Another grab bag: blame the planners, public housing redevelopments, Winsome McCaughey, extra bedrooms versus small houses”   You can listen to Episode 7 of RRR’s … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment