City of Melbourne councillors have endorsed two documents aimed at improving design quality in private developments.
Hassell and SO–IL will design an elevated inner-city park and new pedestrian connections as part of redevelopment of Melbourne’s arts precinct in Southbank.
Melbourne council is examining Barcelona’s “superblocks” and Oslo’s car-free CBD in an effort to address the “disproportionate” amount of space devoted to private cars.
Work has begun on the conversion of a carpark in the Melbourne suburb of Prahran into a new 9,000-square-metre public park designed by Lyons and Aspect Studios.
A draft masterplan would see an 18-hole golf course within Melbourne’s Albert Park more than halved in size to make way for more space usable by the general public.
The Victorian government has unveiled Hassell’s design for an expanded park neighbouring a Metro Tunnel station.
Designs for a linear park and a 17-kilometre walking and cycling path occupying the space underneath a new elevated rail line in Melbourne’s south east have been released.
Announced as part of its 2017/18 budget, the new linear park on Southbank Boulevard will deliver open green space to Melbourne’s most park-deprived suburb
Research shows that urban sprawl could be threatening highly productive agricultural areas on the fringes of big cities.