QUT ePrints

Discussion paper

Participation, animation, design: The PAD approach to urban community networking

Web-based community networking systems have the potential to facilitate intra-neighbourhood interaction and support community building efforts. But community networking studies have shown that technical connectivity alone does not ensure community. This paper builds on these findings to present a methodology combining principles of Participation, Animation...
Discussion paper

A manifesto for performative research.

Researchers in the arts, media and design often struggle to find serviceable methodologies within the orthodox research paradigms of quantitative and qualitative research. In response to this and over the past decade, practice-led research has emerged as a potent strategy for those researchers who wish...
Discussion paper

Capturing community memory with oral history and new media: the sharing stories project

The Kelvin Grove Urban Village (KGUV) is a diverse inner-city master-planned community in Brisbane, Australia, established through a strong partnership between the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the Queensland Government’s Department of Housing ( The 16 hectare KGUV is unique, because the land’s past...