Darwin City Centre Master Plan Project

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The project was funded by the City of Darwin, Northern Territory Government and Australian Government, under its “Liveable Cities Program”.

It will produce a blueprint and set of principles to guide Darwin’s growth over the next 20 years, with a focus on liveability, connections into the CBD, potential areas for new development and guidance for the private sector on how to get the best returns on investment in the CBD.

Darwin City Centre Master Plan

The Darwin City Centre Master Plan has been endorsed by Council.

  1. Darwin City Centre Master Plan
  2. Media release
  3. Background
  4. Fly through 1 Overview
  5. Fly through 2 Greenery

Summary of Workshop #1 Workshops

Workshop #3 Presentations

 Background Reports

  1. Spatial Design Strategy
  2. Urban Data Collective
  3. Urban Design 3D Modelling
  4. Urban Performance Model
  5. Urban Design Development
  6. Urban Forecast Model
  7. Community Feedback Report
  8. Community Consultation Report

 Lord Mayor Katrina Fong Lim LM Quote

It looked at:

  • movement by public and private transport, pedestrians and bicycles
  • the public realm, including streets, parks, malls, the water’s edge and open spaces
  • infrastructure such as arterial roads, bridges, utility services and social infrastructure
  • potential and existing tourist networks and facilities that tell the story of Darwin
  • land uses such as offices, retail, tourism, residential and community spaces
  • landscaping character.

Work for the Master Plan was led by Project Manager Steve Thorne of Design Urban and will include a landscaping study, a spatial mapping survey and an urban design audit. For more information contact us on 8930 0300 or via email masterplan@darwin.nt.gov.au

  1. Project Overview
  2. Project Update
  3. Area of Project
  4. Queries or General Feedback
  5. Terms of Reference


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