Congratulations Angela Hazebroek

It’s not every day that we celebrate the elevation of one of our own to Life Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia.  Today is such a day with Angela Hazebroek receiving this honour at the PIA SA Awards for Excellence 2018. Angela’s achievements as a planner are almost too long to list, but we’ve […]

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Habitat for Humanity Celebrating 25 Years and a New Life Member

Congratulations to Natalie Fuller for being made a Life Member of Habitat for Humanity. Some of the URPS team enjoyed seeing Natalie’s surprise at being presented with this honour at a recent fundraising dinner, also celebrating 25 years of the organisation in South Australia. Habitat for Humanity mobilises families, volunteers and corporate partners to build […]

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Driveways: In or Out?

One of the more confusing development assessment issues confronting infill development in South Australia is whether common driveways are included in the calculation of average site areas. There have been previous rulings by the ERD Court excluding common driveways from the calculation of site area.  Importantly, the Court has emphasised that it is a question […]

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Fine Form

URPS was delighted to sponsor the recent 2018 Form Innovation Awards celebrating the local design industry.  As the proud voice of design and architecture in South Australia, the Form Journal is a companion to The Adelaide Review. A range of high quality projects were nominated.  Those receiving awards included the Adelaide Hills Wine Region Interactive […]

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Imposing Order on Chaos

It was great fun to see our Josh Skinner play centre-half-back for the Athelstone Raggies on Saturday, restricting one of the opposition’s better players to just a few touches.

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Sunny Future for Port Augusta

The combination of renewable energy companies innovating, assessing authorities taking a pragmatic approach to design detail for large-scale projects and a regional community embracing new technology as an economic driver means that Port Augusta has a bright future.

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