Melbourne Polytechnic Research Repository

Welcome to the Melbourne Polytechnic Research Repository.

The Research Repository is administered by the Melbourne Polytechnic Library.

It aims to collect, preserve and make freely available the applied research and scholarship of the staff and students of Melbourne Polytechnic. It is an open access digital collection.

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Recently Added

  • Pohl, Andreas (Arcadia, 2023-05)
    In 1937, the Nazi propaganda machine feted Friedrich Wilhelm Hymmen as a literary star. A decade later, he gave up writing fiction altogether as an act of self-punishment for his complicity in the crimes of the Nazi regime. ...
  • Chitrakar, Rajjan; Baker, Douglas C.; Guaralda, Mirko (Elsevier, 2022-08-22)
    Public spaces are being increasingly controlled and managed by non-government agencies, and their publicness is shifting constantly, prompting concerns about the nature of the public realm in contemporary cities. Using a ...
  • Chitrakar, Rajjan (The Kathmandu Post, 2020-01-20)
    Public open spaces are no longer the central element of contemporary residential neighbourhoods in the Kathmandu Valley.
  • Chitrakar, Rajjan; Shrestha, Brinda (Nova Science Publishers, 2020-11-13)
    Contemporary urban development of Kathmandu Valley, the major urban centre of Nepal, has largely failed to deliver positive outcomes, with direct consequences on its public realm. While the problem demands effective ...
  • Chitrakar, Rajjan (Melbourne Polytechnic, 2020-11-19)
    This talk presents a case study of the traditional towns of Kathmandu Valley, the major urban centre of Nepal, to illustrate how these towns have evolved as a constructive conglomeration of the tangible and intangible urban ...

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