Conference paper

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...
Working paper

Making a place: women in the "workers' city"

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.
Working paper

Planning the good city in Australia: Elizabeth as a new town

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.