Western Australia | Urban
The Design Manual was created in partnership with the State Government's Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure through the Places for People Grant program. It is also the result of extensive research and analysis, as well as significant community engagement through Smart Move and Picture Adelaide, and of consultation with Council’s Access and Inclusion Advisory Panel.
The Adelaide Design Manual sets the direction and standards regarding the design and management of high-quality, durable, flexible, accessible and sustainably designed public spaces in the City of Adelaide.
The Manual builds on the city’s current strengths and draws from past experiences, locally, nationally and internationally, in urban design and sustainability principles providing future design direction for public spaces.
The principles in the Manual provide the foundation for the design of all projects in the city’s public realm to create welcoming, authentic and high-quality spaces. The Manual has been designed to be used by government staff, design professionals, members of the community and others with an interest in public life.
It is divided into a number of sections: