Steve Mintern is the co-director of multidisciplinary design and research practice OFFICE. OFFICE is a charitable not for profit practice based out of Melbourne. As a registered charity the studio is legally bound to a constitution that controls its operation and output. While projects range in scale and type, due to the obligations of being a registered charity all projects must be for the public good. OFFICE recently has been publishing The Politics of Public Space quarterly publication, which speaks directly to the city and the ways in which we collectively occupy it.