Urban infrastructure projects | Brisbane City Council

Urban infrastructure projects

City Project Office's community facility projects are some of Brisbane's most innovative and modern public places. Achievements include:

  • local park facilities
  • libraries
  • foreshores
  • other large developments 

District playgrounds

With a budget up to $1.5 million, Brisbane City Council has an ongoing program to build playgrounds in Brisbane suburbs.

Playgrounds are developed in consultation with:

  • community
  • child play specialists
  • designers, artists and artisans
  • safety and risk assessment officers
  • playground suppliers
  • playground maintenance inspectors  

Libraries

City Projects Office is experienced in the delivery of public library projects. Designs include innovative ideas, such as:

  • incorporating the latest technology
  • providing comfortable and creative interior spaces
  • providing stimulating learning environments

Aquatic centres

City Projects Office has delivered three new aquatic centres at Mount Gravatt, Runcorn and Colmslie. The centres include:

  • open and enclosed pool facilities
  • sustainable design including best practice water and energy efficiency systems
  • best practice design standards for access by people with a disability
  • efficient, year-round pool operations

Brisbane foreshore parklands

City Projects Office has revitalised the Wynnum-Manly eastern foreshore and the Sandgate-Shorncliffe northern foreshore. The $24 million budget project included:

  • turning 12 kilometres of old parkland into quality landscapes
  • improving facilities and connections
  • providing a range of activities

From the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, the project:

  • won the 2008 National Landscape Architecture award for planning and received a special jury citation for leadership in urban planning by local government
  • won the 2009 State Landscape Architecture award for design
17 March 2014