Journal article

The Evolution of a Masterplan: Brisbane’s South Bank, 1991–2012

Mary Ganis, John Minnery, I Mateo-Babiano

Urban Policy and Research | Routledge | Published : 2014

Abstract

South Bank is now a well-established part of Brisbane's lifestyle and entertainment scene. From the preparation of Expo 88 as part of Australia's bicentennial celebrations to the redevelopment of the site post-Expo, South Bank has been intensely masterplanned. This qualitative research is a longitudinal study of the evolution of the South Bank masterplan described by tracking the masterplanning responses to crises. The evolution of South Bank masterplanning is related through its leaders who participated in a semi-structured telephone interview. The interviews and archival masterplans chronologically illustrated the responses to crises and effects of masterplanning for certainty and uncertai..

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