Place-making is usually associated with urban design in the sense of it being a community-driven process for designing public spaces (streets, sidewalks, plazas, squares, campuses, parks, and so on) that are mixed use, host a variety of activities for diverse audiences, and are well-connected to the larger city or town. The overall aim is to strengthen the local community
Place-making is what the Victor Harbor Council is doing with its upgrade and renovation to Ocean Street to counter the decline of the local shops along the town's main street as a result of shopping shifting to the Woolworths mall named Victor Central. This placemaking is making main street more attractive to tourists --building the city brand through revitalising the town and increasing its liveablity.
After walking down a number of back country roads and scoping them over the past week in Waitpinga in the southern Fleurieu Peninsula, I have found a couple of locations for a large format photo black and white session.
One is the junction of Tugwell and Wilson Hills Rd in Waitpinga with its little bridge across a little bit of a creek. This is the location that I have in mind:
This is a late afternoon photoshoot since the sun is directly behind us. I now have to wait for a calm day; or a late afternoon with minimal wind.