Good design guides and design excellence
It's essential that our buildings and environment are sustainable and liveable. Learn about the elements of our Design Excellence strategy.
Our Design Excellence Program aims to improve the quality of development in Darebin and create sustainable and liveable neighbourhoods.
The City Designer is responsible for developing and implementing our Design Excellence program. Find out what the City Designer does.
Our exemplar designs for medium-density development aim to guide our townhouse developments. They envision what design excellence means.
Darebin Good Design Guides
We endorse the Darebin Good Design Guide – Medium Density Development for townhouse developments of two or more dwellings.
We endorse the Darebin Good Design Guide – Apartment Development for townhouse developments of two or more dwellings.
Environmentally sustainable development considers environmental and social impacts from the design stage through to construction and operation.