Architecture firms have created visionary ideas for the transformation of Victoria Park into a public park, after the 2019 proposal. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced project plans to rejuvenate the Victoria Park precinct and to make it more accessible to the Brisbane community.

The aim is to turn Victoria Park into a world-class parkland, giving Brisbane residents more to see and do in a clean and green Brisbane. The park is expected to be the biggest new park in fifty years, where all are welcomed to enjoy Brisbane’s beautiful climate and connect with family and friends in the places that make Brisbane great.

To spark interest and big ideas for what the new parkland could look like, the Brisbane City Council asked some of Brisbane’s leading design professionals to develop independent creative ideas for Victoria Park. Five consultants created their own visionary idea for a world-class parkland on the site. These ideas aim to capture the imagination of residents and inspire even more big ideas before this initial phase of consultation closes on 29 September.

The five designs span from an Active Forest that includes an increased density of trees to The Brisbane Rock Pool design that includes a subtropical park based on multiple swimming rock pools. All of the designs exemplify the potential of the area and provide a futuristic vision. These ideas are not necessarily what will be built or included in the draft vision document but are intended to inspire and capture the attention and imagination of the public about different opportunities for the park in the future. During 2019-20, community consultation will occur to create a Vision for Victoria Park that will protect green space for future generations and guide future enhancements. All are encouraged to share their ideas and give criticism on the five designs, with works expected to start from 2021.

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