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Catherine Carter

A lover of books and beauty, a seasoned traveller and a creative thinker, Catherine Carter is passionate about Canberra. Head of the Property Council of Australia’s Canberra office for more than a decade, Catherine now provides specialist business and communication consultancy services with a focus on urban environments, new forms of collaboration, community building and diversity. Catherine was the recipient of the Telstra Business Women’s ACT Community and Government Award in 2010 and the National Association of Women in Construction Crystal Vision Award in 2017.

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How brilliant buildings can attract the brightest minds to Canberra

Canberrans are a clever bunch, and last year Australia’s first Knowledge City Index confirmed...

Catherine Carter

Canberra’s apartment boom is a chance to do better

Should an apartment be big enough to fit a double bed and a fridge...

Catherine Carter

Flicks and the city

There was always something special about sliding into those worn velvet seats at the...

Catherine Carter

How to build better places for people

Have you ever walked along one of Canberra’s big city blocks and marvelled at...

Catherine Carter

Carpe diem for Civic Square

Times Square in New York has its billboards and buzzing 24/7 crowds. Madrid’s Plaza...

Catherine Carter

When a chair is more than a chair

“Chairs are architecture, sofas are bourgeois.” These are the words of architect Le Corbusier,...

Catherine Carter

How tall is too tall?

Stretching a kilometre skyward, Jeddah Tower is rising from the desert of Saudi Arabia....

Catherine Carter

A place to remember

“Do not forget Australia”. These words, emblazoned on banners and blackboards, are found in...

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