Pimp my Suburb helps everyone imagine and build their future neighbourhood.
It uses customisable, magnetic tiles with a series of scaled 'game pieces' which can be arranged to create new patterns of housing and living. It is inclusive, playful, exploratory and educational.
Pimp my Suburb is a collaborative design tool that promotes sharing of knowledge and ideas and breaks through urban planning and design challenges and can be used for:
The model really helped us to engage in a meaningful way on complex planning policy.
Paul Garbett – Director of Strategic Planning and Projects, City of Fremantle
I loved your customisable 1:200 scale model for its ability to visualise increasing housing density in suburbs. I can see lots of practical teaching, research and public engagement applications for it.
Professor Carolyn Whitzman, Melbourne School of Design