Killing Sydney: The Fight for a City’s Soul
Inner Sydney is known for its character – its historic buildings and public spaces alongside the many eccentric abodes that are memorable for its many visitors. Yet a lack of imagination and a planning system disconnected from community expectations have seen parts of the city transformed into a sterile homogeneity that threatens to dampen the charm of the harbour city.
In a new book, architect and Sydney Morning Herald columnist Elizabeth Farrelly has explored the urban design of Sydney and the struggle to maintain the connection of a vibrant city. She talked to Stephen Hill about her new book “Killing Sydney: The Fight for a City’s Soul.”