The Location. The Challenge. The Success.

Space is at a premium in many Melbourne neighbourhoods characterised by highly urbanised, cheek-by-jowl buildings.  Heritage is also a significant component of inner Melbourne’s attractiveness that provides an additional layer of complexity when undertaking development. Design excellence is required to deliver outcomes that are sensitive to existing heritage fabric, responds to the physical constraints of […]

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How Many Planners Does it Take to Build a House?

Special thanks to all those who sponsored the building materials for Grazio and Marcus’ construction efforts in Cambodia recently. Habitat for Humanity mobilises families, volunteers and corporate partners to build housing for low-incomes households across the world.  They believe that a decent home provides an important foundation for families to be healthier, happier and more […]

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Help Create Adelaide’s New National Park

URPS, in association with ASPECT Studios, is delighted to be working with the community to create Glenthorne National Park. This is a fantastic opportunity to preserve and revitalise a large open space area in Adelaide’s southern suburbs, turning it into a thriving environmental and recreational precinct. The proposed park will cover more than 1,500 hectares […]

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Ready for a Career Move?

URPS is a dynamic and diverse firm of urban and regional planners with offices in Adelaide and Melbourne. We are focused on shaping great communities and offer a professional and positive workplace environment along with a supportive, team-oriented culture. We pride ourselves on exceptional client service and excellence in the quality of advice we deliver. […]

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Disability Access and Inclusion Planning

Tyler has an acquired brain injury. A fall from his bike when he was twelve years old – no helmet. He wants to tell his story because he knows it will help others. We met Tyler at the Youth Disability Inclusion Forum in August 2018, hosted by the City of Salisbury and Julia Farr Youth. […]

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Our Newest Social Planner

We are very excited to welcome Edoardo Rosso to URPS.  Edoardo has a PhD in social sciences (Social Geography) and extensive experience in research and aged care.  He has worked with UniSA, as well as aged care providers ECH Inc. and Helping Hand Aged Care. As a Research Fellow in the Division of Health Sciences […]

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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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