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Active frontage controls: architecture, affordances and atmospheres in Forrest Hill, Melbourne
5 Dec 2019
9th State of Australian Cities National Conference, 30 November - 5 December 2019, Perth, Australia
Active frontages are promoted in planning policy as ‘best practice’. While acknowledging the importance of public-private interfaces for street-life vitality, this paper questions the widespread uncritical adoption of ‘active everywhere’ controls.