Urban Design in Brisbane

Bud lighting, Bowen Park in Herston. Part of Council's creative lighting initiative.

Brisbane City Council values the unique character of the city and our attractive subtropical lifestyle. Council is supporting design based approaches and thinking to achieve creative and innovative urban design for Brisbane.

Find out about Brisbane’s Future Blueprint and information on creative lighting, Village Precinct Projects, Design Guidelines, public art, urban activations and more.

Design highlights

Design strategy and guidelines

Read Council's Design-led City - a design strategy for Brisbane and see how we’re achieving design excellence across Brisbane

Village Precinct Projects

We're creating liveable places with vibrant neighbourhood centres for local communities and visitors to enjoy.


Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside

In May of each year, it brings Brisbane's City Botanic Gardens to life with state-of-the-art projections, unexpected installations and interactive artworks.


Outdoor Gallery

Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery transforms Brisbane's laneways and city streets into imaginative, curious, and engaging spaces.

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Last updated: 21 December 2022

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