City has endorsed the Central Geelong
Public Realm Framework to ensure consistency in materials and furniture
used in public spaces.
The framework updates a previous design guide outlining materials and furniture
to be used in public areas and ensuring a consistent and distinctive identity
for Central Geelong. The manual also considers accessibility for people of all
ages and abilities.
- reducing the variations in paving designs and furniture types
- considering smart technology and introducing recommendations from a 2017
accessibility report commissioned by the Revitalising Central Geelong
of the framework can already be seen in a number of central Geelong
revitalisation projects including the use of bluestone in the Laneways and Malop
Street Green Spine and the bespoke stainless steel furniture design seen in the
Little Malop Street Bridge project.
design manuals will now be developed to assist with implementation of the