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Placemaking for the Built Environment Industry – 6 week course

July 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

For people who want to work in placemaking consulting, built from 20+ years of industry practice and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

There are pivotal points on a typical project timeline where placemaking can bring the greatest value, and have the biggest impact on project outcomes.

Join us for our latest course offering, where you will learn the ins and outs of placemaking consulting and integrating placemaking within your built environment projects to maximise social impact and return on investment.

Designed to build participant knowledge of cutting edge placemaking practice, the course will provide face time with placemaking thought leader Valli Morphett who has 20 years of experience working within the built environment industry, has led placemaking teams within Government, was CEO at CoDesign Studio and now leads Design Jam.

Dates: 2 July – 6 Aug, 1pm-2.30PM AEST


Through a series of interactive, online sessions, participants will accelerate their placemaking practice by equipping themselves with the latest methods, principles and processes.

Training will provide:

  • 6 weeks x 90minute interactive webinar sessions with Valli Morphett with 15minutes of dedicated question time.
  • Private Facebook learning group and access to exclusive alumni group thereafter
  • Weekly reflections for deeper learning
  • Formal certificate of completion
  • If you miss a session, recordings of each webinar will be available for 10 days after each session.


Week 1 – Discover

  • Course introduction
  • How different sectors embrace placemaking
  • Preparing a return brief

Week 2 – Explore

  • Inclusive design practice
  • User profiling
  • Place assessment

Week 3 – Engage

  • Pop-up & digital engagement
  • Participatory co-design practice
  • Mobilising local support base

Week 4 – Vision

  • Cross disciplinary collaboration
  • Place visioning
  • Placemaking overlay

Week 5 – Strategy

  • Place marketing
  • Place management
  • Place plans & placemaking strategy

Week 6 – Activate

  • Explore new activation models
  • Place measurement
  • Social impact reporting

Course accessible on mobile devices and desktops. Mentoring packages available.

Email us at [email protected] for more information.


Valli MorphettDirector Design jam

‘Together we are stronger’ is more than a tag line. Valli is a placemaking and engagement specialist, webinar guru and digital engagement expert who knows how to mobilse a local support base and deliver outcomes that people trust.

A rare breed – with over a decade of experience inside Local Government leading placemaking and engagement teams, backed up by a decade within leading edge placemaking consulting firms – Valli knows how to facilitate social and economic outcomes in mainstreets and activity centres. Ex-CEO of CoDesign Studio Valli now leads her own placemaking enterprise Design Jam.