Contributor: Andy Fergus

Andy Fergus is an urban designer at the City of Melbourne, co-director of Melbourne Architours and studio leader at the Melbourne School of Design. Andy currently works in the design review of major projects and the development of design quality policy in central Melbourne, in addition to his role as urban design collaborator and a licensing committee member of Nightingale Housing.

Christopher Hawthorne: The ‘Third’ Los Angeles

Chicago has the Chicago Architecture Center, New York has the Municipal Art Society, and Melbourne has countless public and non-profit institutions such as Open House, MPavilion and the National Gallery of Victoria to raise awareness and public literacy around design in our built environment. However, says Christopher Hawthorne, ‚ÄúThere is no city that needs that […]

Redesigning the Housing Market

Is housing really best left to market alone? Turns out there are many models for financing housing. Urban designer Andy Fergus shares his research into alternative housing models, from for-profit to non-profit. Choose your own adventure!