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The Neighbourhood Project is building a global movement of local people, shaping projects that make their neighbourhoods stronger and more connected.

These practical placemaking projects breathe new life into local spaces, while inspiring people to connect. At the same time, the program offers strategic support behind the scenes to help governments and urban managers become more community-led, reduce red tape, and embed long-term change.

Join us to see how a single project in your area can drive long-term systemic change in process improvements behind the scenes.

Sunday February 18th, 2018

CoDesign Studio
Busy weekend for Neighbourhood Project participants! It’s a special feeling to see big ideas come to life with the help of so many committed people, from a mural and diy pop-up furniture by the Edithvale Collective to a new children’s garden at Fawkner Food Bowls 👏🏽 We’ll be featuring all six of the current Neighbourhood Projects over the coming month as they get up and running. #tnpnewsImage attachmentImage attachment

Busy weekend for Neighbourhood Project participants! It’s a special feeling to see big ideas come to life with the help of so many committed people, from a mural and diy pop-up furniture by the Edithvale Collective to a new children’s garden at Fawkner Food Bowls 👏🏽 We’ll be featuring all six of the current Neighbourhood Projects over the coming month as they get up and running. #tnpnews ... See MoreSee Less

Friday February 9th, 2018

CoDesign Studio
The Neighbourhood Project communities have been hard at work over the summer, and their gardens, social spaces, artworks and events are starting to take form - and along with them, the stories and friendships that make a place a home. Keep an eye out for weekly updates over the coming months! #tnpnews

The Neighbourhood Project communities have been hard at work over the summer, and their gardens, social spaces, artworks and events are starting to take form - and along with them, the stories and friendships that make a place a home. Keep an eye out for weekly updates over the coming months! #tnpnews ... See MoreSee Less

Friday January 12th, 2018

CoDesign Studio
LOVE this 360 degree panorama from a Williams Landing Community Garden Neighbourhood Project working bee last weekend.Photo by Alex Pomnikow www.instagram.com/alexpomnikow#TNPnews

LOVE this 360 degree panorama from a Williams Landing Community Garden Neighbourhood Project working bee last weekend.

Photo by Alex Pomnikow www.instagram.com/alexpomnikow

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Saturday December 2nd, 2017

CoDesign Studio
We could not be more proud and excited for the Neighbourhood Project Class of 2017, who wrapped up the bootcamp on Thursday by pitching their final project plans. Now its time for a few months of project delivery... watch this space! #TNPnews

We could not be more proud and excited for the Neighbourhood Project Class of 2017, who wrapped up the bootcamp on Thursday by pitching their final project plans. Now it's time for a few months of project delivery... watch this space! #TNPnews ... See MoreSee Less

Friday November 24th, 2017

CoDesign Studio
People & Place: A DIY neighbourhood experiment w/ CoDesign, Pt.1

Keen to run a mini project in your neighbourhood? Doesn't matter if you have an idea or even much time, come on down to MPavilion tomorrow to learn the 101 and meet others to help! See you there... and of course we'd forgive you if you brought a picnic 🌞 #TNPnews #TNPevents

People & Place: A DIY neighbourhood experiment w/ CoDesign, Pt.1Nov 25, 11:00amMPavilionPlacemaking is for everyone. Anyone can help create meaningful and inclusive places that people want to be in. In fact, thriving and resilient cities depend on it.

Put the principles of placemaking into practice at 'People & Place', Melbourne’s first DIY neighbourhood improvement social experiment, connecting people to place through an inspiring (and simple) process of change.

CoDesign Studio’s CEO and co-founder, Lucinda Hartley, will lead this collaborative and highly engaging two-part workshop with a ‘Placemaking 101’ for the design-curious. Then, a group of strangers with no previous design experience will apply what they’ve learned in a real-world, anything goes experiment. The CoDesign team will mentor participants along their journey, concluding after 21 days when participants reconvene at MPavilion to share their experiences and swap insights.

This is the first workshop in a two-part series. Part II will take place on Saturday 16 December.

FREE EVENT(S)! Register here: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mmeetspeople-place-a-diy-neighbourhood-experiment-with-codesign-studio-ti... (Registration applies to both workshops).

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Saturday November 18th, 2017

CoDesign Studio
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After 3 months of intensive workshops, the Neighbourhood Project teams had their final bootcamp session today - getting ready to pitch in 2 weeks time! Can’t wait to see these ideas come to life #TNPNews ... See MoreSee Less

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