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Meals in Metropolis: mapping the urban foodscape in Melbourne, Australia

Edwards, Ferne; Mercer, Dave

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This paper discusses how food mapping was used to introduce Industrial Design and Landscape Architecture students to the important issues of food security and sustainability in urban design. It is based on the experiences of teachers and students in an undergraduate course, "Meals in Metropolis", at the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. Students were introduced to concepts such as localism, diversity, food security, resilience, innovation and integration. Three outcomes were produced;...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34375
Source: Local Environment: the international journal of justice and sustainability
DOI: 10.1080/13549830903527662

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