Creating local open space systems at Elizabeth, Noarlunga and Golden Grove: early examples of green infrastructure in metropolitan Adelaide
Adelaide’s planning history is replete with examples of the adoption and adaptation of leading open space ideas. The making of urban open spaces, beginning with the Adelaide parklands, is a direct result of the publics’ and design professions’ understanding of the benefits that open space...
Beginning with a description of Elizabeth, an outer suburb of Adelaide, as a ‘ workers’ city, this paper asserts the central importance of women's activities, whether in households or wider territories, in the making, defining and defending of place.
This paper describes the planning of Elizabeth by the South Australian Housing Trust: especially planners' attempts to "improve" working-class residents through a proper arrangement of urban space.