AUDRC produces practical and analytical research based upon solid theoretical frameworks and rigorous assessment of current literature and practices, in areas such as: Public space participation, design technologies, open spaces, density, housing, and ecological drivers of design. 

Selected recent research

Baumeister, J. & Duckworth-Smith, A. 2017. People in Public Places II: Urban design tactics for adapting obsolete urban land. AUDRC / LandCorp.

Baumeister, J.& Bolleter, J. 2016. Living Suburbs for Living Streams: How urban design strategies can enhance the amenity provided by Living Stream orientated Public Open Space. Perth: Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.

Baumeister, J.& Bolleter, J. 2016. Knutsford: Conceptual frameworks for urban infill developments. Perth: Landcorp.

Water Innovation Advisory Group. 2016. Water Innovation: Advisory Group Report. Perth: Department of Water.

Bolleter, J. 2016. Why Wi-Fi? Evaluating Wi-Fi monitoring data for use in public life surveys. Perth: Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.

Bolleter, J., Duckworth-Smith, A., et al. 2016. Excursions in density: Case studies for densifying Perth. Perth: Australian Urban Design Research Centre.

Baumeister, J. & Duckworth-Smith, A. 2016. People in Public Places: Urban design tactics to facilitate social participation in public realm. AUDRC / Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency (MRA) publication.

Baumeister, J. & Ottmann, D. A. with Albuquerque, A. 2015. A catalogue for Affordable Housing. Housing Authority / AUDRC publication.

Baumeister, J. & Ottmann, D. A. with Bakshi, L. 2015. A catalogue for Affordable Housing II. HA / AUDRC publication.

AUDRC. 2015. Fremantle Housing Diversity II: Design based research to refine & inform a proposed amendment to LPS4.

AUDRC. 2014.  Fremantle Housing Diversity: Report on a proposed amendment to LPS4 to stimulate housing diversity.

Property Council of Australia, Greens (WA), AUDRC. 2013. Transforming Perth: regenerating transport corridors as a network of high street precincts. Perth.


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