Christian Tietz

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What exactly is the 'built environment'? And is the term the best way to frame what we're trying to achieve today?

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Public barbecues are important social spaces that need to be rejuvenated with good design, writes Christian Tietz.

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Public toilets are an essential amenity, but most of them aren't places we'd want to visit unless we have to. Christian Tietz asks: What does the failure to provide more restful and inviting places say about us?

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Paying to use a living room by the minute is the future of urban city living – we just haven't realised it yet, writes Christian Tietz.

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High rents and short-term rentals are driving people to share rooms with strangers in order to live in the city, writes Christian Tietz.

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Cities and their residents’ needs in public space have changed, but the type and function of the furniture are stuck in the past, writes Christian Tietz.

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UNSW Industrial Design students have taken the humble barbeque to a whole new level, designing multicultural cooking facilities for Sydney’s local parks.