Journal article

The making of a city campus

Robert Freestone, Nicola Pullan, Andrew Saniga

GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

Campus spatial development has attracted relatively little scholarly research, yet through time major moves reflect and interact with broader policy, design, and societal trends. The city campus as a high-density, mixed-use knowledge precinct has emerged as a distinctive type. Its growing prominence points to the convergence of interdependent trends in urban life, higher education, and economic growth. This article describes, contextualises, and reflects upon the physical evolution of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in central Sydney. The narrative identifies several distinct development phases: from the urban renewal of a rundown inner-city precinct through comprehensive replannin..

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