Two people walking along a laneway with varied architectural forms and materiality
Streetscape featuring small-scale retail
Laneway architecture featuring new integrated vertical greening
Laneway featuring pedestrian prioritisation and new tree planting.
Image taken from the street looking into a restaurant where people are dining.

City of Melbourne Tour: Design Excellence self-guided tour

Description

Explore a selection of projects that exemplify design excellence in the City of Melbourne. This self-guided tour features both public and private projects that contribute to Melbourne’s unique character and urban culture. Featuring heritage preservation, contemporary architecture, landscape architecture and fine-grain street activation, the tour has something for everyone.


The City of Melbourne’s Design Excellence Program demonstrates commitment to high quality design in our built environment. The program focuses on design leadership and innovative processes to support high quality design and to consistently improve built environment outcomes within the City of Melbourne. 

What's On

This self-guided tour explores a cross-section of City of Melbourne public realm projects and recently built private developments that contribute to Melbourne’s global reputation as a design city. Visitors can download or collect a map to explore sites across the municipality during the weekend and beyond.

Images: (1) Punch Lane. Photo: courtesy of City of Melbourne. (2) Crossley Street. Photo: courtesy of City of Melbourne. (3) Coromandel Place. Photo: courtesy of City of Melbourne. (4) Meyers Place. Photo: courtesy of City of Melbourne. (5) Punch Lane. Photo: courtesy of City of Melbourne.

Important Details

Time & Date

Saturday 29 + Sunday 30 July
Maps can be collected between 9am-5pm from the Open House Melbourne Info Hub, located outside Melbourne Town Hall, 90/130 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000.

Or download a digital PDF version below

AGE REQUIREMENTS

All Ages

Location

Open House Melbourne Info Hub, located outside Melbourne Town Hall, 90/130 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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