Sydney. WDC 2020.

Inclusive. Resilient.

Sydney. The Edge.

A global
lighthouse
for design

Sydney. The Edge.

Fused with the global community, yet isolated and remote.
Adjacent to ancient ecosystems, yet leading the edge of each day.
We embrace the responsibility to show the world the power of design.

Sydney. The Edge.

To craft a future rooted in people and place.
To catalyse collaboration, to cross boundaries, to reveal ideas.
To adapt where we live, to how we live.
To create value with purpose.

Sydney. The Edge.

Sydney WDC 2020.
A global lighthouse for design.
Inclusive. Resilient.

Sydney. Outside.

Designing
a global
commons

Sydney. Outside.

250 years ago, first contact between indigenous and foreign cultures.
Today, one in three families from overseas.
A global city, formed of a global community.

Sydney. Outside.

An optimistic new city in an ancient landscape
Of blue water, bushland and big sky.
Connecting with earth, flexing wth climate.
The land that endows our collective culture.

Sydney. Outside.

Sydney WDC 2020.
Designing a global commons
Inclusive. Resilient.

Sydney. Future now.

Designing
integration

Sydney. Future now.

2020. For decades, a goal to design a better global future.
Yet here and now, design still serves the few, not the many.

Sydney. Future now.

Our diversity and spread are both strength and weakness.
Our governance is complex, not collaborative.
Our city develops first, plans second, designs later.
Our metropolis grows fragmented, congested, imbalanced.

With imbalance comes inequity.
With inequity comes disadvantage.
With disadvantage will come unrest.

Sydney. Future now.

Sydney WDC 2020.
Designing integration.
Inclusive. Resilient.

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