Month: September 2012

5000Plus, A Change For Adelaide | Our World Today

WHAT kind of changes would you like to see in Adelaide’s Urban Landscape? Swimming Pool in the Torrens? Creative pop-up places to fill empty shop-fronts? Rail tunnel under the city? Such ideas and more could be achieved thanks to Adelaide’s new Urban Renewal project, 5000+. 5000+ is the initiative of Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood and Attorney General John Rau who say that it’s about asking ‘what is the quality of life we want for inner Adelaide?’ Commissioner for integrated design, Tim Horton, said the idea aims to bring people together to talk about their vision for the city. “It works to connect the three levels of government and it reaches out to business, the public, academics and researchers to build a vision for Inner Adelaide using design as its medium,” said Mr Horton. 5000+ is a design first, using a forum-based approach for Adelaide residents to submit ideas online and face-to-face events, such as the ‘Livable City Forum’ in June. The project aims to encourage a new model for how designing, planning and developing is done …