The (Re)Indigenisation of Space: Weaving narratives of resistance to embed Nura [Country] in design

The (Re)Indigenisation of Space: Weaving narratives of resistance to embed Nura [Country] in design is a doctoral thesis written by Danièle Hromek and published by the University of Technology Sydney in 2019. This thesis considers Aboriginal peoples’ comprehension of space, exploring spatial reclamation and lived experiences of space to reveal connections between Country, people and practice.

Planning Connects 2019: Designing with Country

Planning Connects is a video recorded webinar from 2019 that explores Designing with Country. The presenters are Principal Architect for GNSW Dillon Kombumerri and Spatial Designer Daniele Hromek.

Ngalang Koort Boodja Wirn Gallery (WA Museum Boola Bardip)

Ngalang Koort Boodja Wirn is a permanent gallery within the Western Australia Museum, Boola Bardip (Many Stories). Ngalang Koort Boodja Wirn is a cultural and educational space that welcomes people to Whadjuk Nyoongar Country. It serves as the grounding point that sets up the visitor experience and establishes connection with Country.

Narrative, Self and Engagement: An Immersive T(r)opical Experience

This paper is written to be a reference tool for educators who wish to expand their design studio learning environments. The paper discusses the complexities of acknowledging and understanding the interface of cultures that exist within our society. It outlines a workshop methodology that embeds cultural differences and acceptance into design studio thinking.

Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Kurnell Master Plan

The Kamay Botany Bay National Park Master Plan is a document that provides conceptual plans for part of the national park, considers the importance of the site and enables the community to see the types of changes, improvements and conservation intentions are proposed for the area. The Master Plan contains principles for approaching culture and heritage for sites within Kamay Botany Bay.

In Absence Pavilion

In Absence Pavilion is a built project that invites audiences to understand the fallacy and ongoing legacy of the premise of Terra Nullius. The project sets out to combine contemporary architectural strategies and the semiotic potential of architecture, art and landscape to reveal resonant stories. Completed in 2019, it uses the context of the site and materials to celebrate Indigenous knowledge, heritage, culture and connection to Country.

For our Country – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander memorial

For our Country is a memorial at the Australian War Memorial that commenmorates the military service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Peoples. The built project was designed by Kudjala/Gangalu/Kuku Yalanji/Waka Waka/Gubbi Gubbi/Wangerriburra/Bandjalung man Daniel Boyd from North Queensland. The memorial manifests a deep connection to the land and reflects importance of protecting Country.

Eora Journey Harbour Walk Storytelling Report

The Eora Journey – Harbour Walk Storytelling Report is a draft for the City of Sydney. The written report provides the foundational storytelling framework and recommendations to guide the implementation of the Harbour Walk being developed by the city in collaboration with community members and project partners. The document was last updated September 2019.

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