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[THOUGHTS?] • If you didn’t make it to our MTALK last week on ‘the missing middle’ with @pia_planning and @aila.victoria , never fear – the conversation was packed with important information that we just had to share! • Please feel free to comment or send us a message to these conversation starters that came out of the talk: 📌 What typology would you like to see in the suburbs that embraces vertical living and a smaller floorplate? 📌 How can we better embed design language through all levels of council and government, beyond external design review panels? Currently a lack of design knowledge in these areas means prolongated planning applications that are expensive and take money away from the quality of our built environment – let’s speed up the process. 📌 How can we better educate our communities, ourselves, our families and our friends on the benefits of denser, urban living? 📌What are your thoughts on inclusionary zoning and uplift incentives? • Thanks to our speakers as well as @andyfergus & @simonknott for suggesting these resources for everyone to check out (for direct links to these docs please check out our bio) 📌 Fremantle Housing Diversity (II) - Australian Urban Design Research Centre (AUDRC) (2015) 📌 Infill Opportunities – prepared for the OVGA by MADA (2011) 📌 The Housing We’d Choose – Jane-Frances Kelly (2011) 📌 Getting the Housing We Want - Jane-Frances Kelly (2011) • Thanks to, Simon Knott, Director of @bkk_architects , for guiding conversation between our three speakers, a further thanks to: • Laura Murray, current Victorian President of @pia_planning and Director of Planning at Ethos Urban. • Adrian Gray, current Victorian President of @aila.victoria and Manager of Urban Design at @brimbank. • And our own @_amymuir , our Vic Chapter president and Director of @muirarchitecture.