Design case studies

Design Case StudiesMelbourne is growing and changing so it is important to balance this growth with the needs of the community and ensure we sustain our liveability.

The case studies below provide examples of residential developments that illustrate specific design solutions in established areas. Their inclusion does not indicate any formal endorsement.

View the case studies below


Small Residential Development

  Multi-dwelling developments up to three stories of generally light construction.

A01

A02

A03

A04

A05

A06

Woodstock St, Balaclava

Wynnstay Rd, Prahran

Napier St Housing, Fitzroy

Beach Rd, Parkdale

John St, Box Hill

Doncaster Rd, Doncaster


Large Residential Development

 

High density multi-dwelling developments generally over three stories and serviced by lifts.

B01

B02

B03


B04

B05

B06

La Terrazza, Elgin St, Carlton

Abito Fitzroy, Victoria St, Fitzroy

Edgewater Apartments, Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong

High St, Northcote

Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Barkly St, Footscray


Adaptive Reuse

 

Existing and heritage buildings that have been adapted for residential or mixed use.

C01

C02


C03


 
C04


C05

C06

Barry St, Carlton

Foy and Gibson, Oxford St, Collingwood

Former Cable Tramway Engine House, Abbotsford St, North Melbourne

Former Leather Factory, High Street, Preston

Industry Lane, Pentridge, Coburg

The Mill, Raleigh St, Essendon


Infill Development

 

New residential construction that occupies a gap in an existing row of heritage buildings.

D01

D02

D03

D04

D05


D06

Cecil St, Fitzroy

Kay St, Carlton

Wrights Terrace, Prahran

Westgarth St, Fairfield

Former Yarraville Hotel, Ballarat St Yarraville

Fraser Av, Edithvale


Estate Development

 

Master-Planned residential areas, involving street layout and communal facilities

E01


E02

E03

E04

 

Williamstown Junction Estate, Newport

Winter Park, High St Doncaster

The Village, Westall

Waverley Park, Glen Waverley


Page last reviewed on 10 June 2015

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