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.

Public art

Public art is an expression of our city's culture and creativity. Find out about public art and urban design initiatives, projects and trails.

Brisbane Canvas

Brisbane Canvas brings innovative and imaginative street art to walls, pillars and bridge structures around Brisbane.

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Last updated: 6 December 2021

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