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Dominique Hes

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The Living Pavilion research report

This report provides a summary of the design, programming and research conducted at The Living Pavilion, a regenerative placemaking project which took place at the University of Melbourne.
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Urban green space in the transition to the eco-city: policies, multifunctionality and narrative

Urban green space provides multiple benefits to city dwellers— both human and non-human. These ‘nature-based solutions’ include mitigating urban heat and stormwater runoff, providing biodiversity habitat and contributing to human health and wellbeing, and social and cultural processes, which are key elements in creating ecological...
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How could sustainability transition theories support practice-based strategic planning?

Theories of sustainability transitions aim to explain the processes, pathways and actors that are involved in transformations in technologies and practices. Whilst there is a growing body of research developing theoretical understandings, there has been less documented on how theories are utilised and applied by...
Commentary

Impact of community engagement on sustainability outcomes

This paper argues that the issue with community participation is that we are trying to create sustainable outcomes that improve social and ecological wellbeing within the same worldview or framework that created the degradation.
Interview

A metaphor on changing paradigms

Regenerative Development is an approach that encourages communities to support and create positive relationships that will benefit society and our environments by allowing the system to evolve and adapt to changing circumstances.