A graduate from Bachlor of Environment and currently a student of Master of Urban Design at the Melbourne School of Design (MSD). Otto has worked on a range of different scale design projects from individual house to urban precinct. His key focus is to provide responsive urban design advice that help create public realms that are active, accessible, and sustainable. List of Otto’s article
Morris is currently a student at the University of Melbourne. He has completed a degree in Bachelor of Environments with a major in Urban Planning and Design and is currently undertaking his Masters of Urban Planning. Morris currently works for a planning consultancy firm. His interest is the interaction between urban planning and urban design and the potential challenges and opportunities that presents.
Raimond is a student planner who is currently completing his Master of Urban Planning at the Melbourne School of Design (MSD). In 2010 he graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Environments majoring in Urban Design and Planning. Raimond’s key areas of interest within the field include transportation planning and housing planning. List of Raimond’s article
Emily is currently in her second year of studying the Bachelor of Environments, completing her major in Urban Design & Planning at the University of Melbourne. She is interested in creating sustainable urban environments through urban planning/design projects, specifically in the transport and housing sectors.
Ben is currently studying towards an MUP at the Melbourne School of Design. In 2010 he graduated from the National School of Surveying, University of Otago majoring in Land Planning and Development. Having also studied English with a view towards urban commentary, Ben’s interests include housing densities, car dependence, and urban design. When not studying or writing, Ben works as a student planner at Tract Consultants. List of Ben’s article
Juan Blanco (BArch, MArch)
Juan is an architectural researcher, author and academic. He is an Associate of the Melbourne Sustainability and Society Institute (MSSI), Member of the Forum on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development (SIFSD) and regular collaborator with the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). He has previously taught at P. Catholic University of Chile (PUC) and he is currently a PhD candidate at the Melbourne School of Design (MSD), where he also teaches undergraduate and graduates subjects. His fields of interest range from architectural design, urban design and urban planning. His current research focuses in the massification of green guidelines, such as Green Star and LEED, and how design discipline can take the lead in the delivery of a more sustainable built environment, taking Melbourne-based practices as case studies. List of Juan’s article