Sarah Robertson

Looking at residential design, Sarah's research explores how we connect with different urban spaces and the idea that in such connections to place might be a greater sense of environmental stewardship.

Research interests

  • Urban environmental futures
  • Human geography
  • Environmental design
  • Place

Teaching experience

  • Tutor – Sustainability and urban planning
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Projects

Enabling east Gippsland Councils to Integrate Climate Risk and Adaptation in Local & Regional Strategies

Developing a regional framework to consider climate change impacts and adaptation options across six regional local governments, led by East Gippsland Shire Council.

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News & Blog

Rethinking ‘place’ in more-than-human cities

Connecting people with place is a popular and appealing pursuit in Australian cities. Design and planning professionals use place-focused and placemaking strategies and initiatives to reconnect human communities, enliven streets and revitalise neighbourhoods to be more socially and environmentally sustainable.

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August 2018 edition of The Urban Observer out now

With Australia’s population reaching 25 million this month, the liveability of our cities has become critically important for our national prosperity and sustainability.

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Publications