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HH Creating New Perspectives at Iconic St.Kilda Beach

17/09/2020 - Celebration

At Human Habitats we are excited that Melbourne Water has signed off on the final design for Shakespeare Grove main drain outlet at St Kilda Beach.   HH are proud to have led the landscape architecture design component for the ‘Circle of Reflection’ viewing platform project…

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HH Insider – Jose Virguez

03/09/2020 - Celebration

Jose Virguez – Associate Jose joined HH in 2019 as a senior member of the team. He has quickly established himself as our greenfield specialist complementing our director group to lead the Town Planning and Project Coordination aspects across a number of key projects. He…

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HH in Focus – Tom Keating

28/07/2020 - Celebration

Tom Keating – Urban Designer Tom Keating is an Urban Designer at Human Habitats and is the longest-serving HH employee, joining the team mid-way through 2016 as a student. Tom has a Bachelor of Science (Environmental) and a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture. At HH, Tom has…

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HH in Focus – Robert Williams

29/06/2020 - Articles

Robert Williams – Senior Urban Planner Robert Williams is a senior urban planner at Human Habitats. Robert has a Bachelor of Environments majoring in Urban Planning. He joined Human Habitats in 2016 as a graduate and worked his way up to become a key member…

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HH in Focus – Tristan Andrews

18/05/2020 - Articles

Tristan Andrews – Associate Landscape Architect With qualifications in Landscape Architecture and over 10 years’ experience working on a range of projects across a range of sectors including new communities, medium / high density residential, industrial, retail, health and aged care, transport and major infrastructure,…

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Victorian Planning System (Almost) Business As Usual

14/05/2020 - Articles

Over the past few months we have seen the Victorian Government shift their approach to the planning system. We are now seeing the planning system become more of an economic stimulus tool and not just a regulatory one. As it should be. The Victorian Government…

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Public Open Space Design – Learnings from Canada’s most liveable cities

28/04/2020 - Articles

Author: Rebecca Ingleton – Human Habitats Urban Designer In October of last year, I had the privilege of travelling to four Canadian cities; Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal, as the recipient of an International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowship, sponsored by the Italian Australian Foundation. This…

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International Women’s Day 2020

06/03/2020 - Articles

This Sunday the 8th of March is the 109th International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality. The Campaign theme for IWD 2020, #Each for…

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Short-term accommodation; big increase in provision across Melbourne’s suburbs

13/02/2020 - Articles

Over the last few years Greater Melbourne has experienced a marked increase in the number of residential hotel approvals leading to a number of completed projects and many still under construction. Human Habitats has played a pivotal role in many recent residential hotel approvals and…

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Join the HH Team!

24/01/2020 - Job Advertisement

We are looking to expand our passionate team with a number of new Urban Planner and Urban Designer roles: 1 x Associate Director Urban Designer 1 x Senior Planner (with Built Form Experience) 1 x Senior Planner (with Greenfield Experience) 1 x Urban Designer or…

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