Analyse the planning issue introduced in the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lvnXU3Epp0
from a “third place” perspective by referring to a similar local issue/ case.
Watch the above video that introduces a case from overseas dealing with a public open space controversy:
Dig out further information about the city/ project/ context.
Then, choose an open space from within the Perth, Western Australia metropolitan area and describe it to highlight differences and/or similarities in dealing with certain issues related to
public open spaces across the two contexts.
Be critical in your approach and apply the 3rd place perspective ensuring objectivity in your comparative analysis of the two cases – one from Perth and another from overseas.
Explain the context and the planning issue in each case. Focus on the various aspects of the context – physical, cultural, etc., and the various dimensions of the issues the cases present.