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Building Better Neighbourhoods

CoDesign Studio is a social enterprise that works with communities, professionals and service providers to build social inclusion through neighbourhood improvement projects.

Creating Inclusive Neighbourhoods and Empowered Communities

Delivering participatory approaches to urban revitalisation that generate high social impact and make neighbourhood improvement faster, cheaper, and more fun.

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  • Rapid Urban Revitalisation Toolkit

    Easy ways to transform your neighbourhood in a weekend. Toolkit available for download now!

  • Melbourne Design Awards

    CoDesign's The School of Life Pop Up Space won the Installation Design Category at the Melbourne Design Awards. Learn more.

  • Pop Up Spaces

    low-cost, low-risk, temporary urban activation projects

  • Renewal of Under utilised spaces

/// Who We Are

We are Place Facilitators - combining integrated expertise in Placemaking, Urban Design, and Community Engagement to deliver holistic solutions for neighbourhood improvement challenges, and build the capacity of communities to create positive change. 

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/// What We Do

  • Community Participation
  • Placemaking
  • Urban Design
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/// Get Involved

Professional volunteers offer skills and expertise that contribute to the success of our organisation and projects. 

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/// Recent Projects

We have delivered over 30 neighbourhood improvement projects, covering 5 countries, that build measurable increases in levels of community empowerment, social inclusion and environmental quality.

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/// Who we work with

We work with local and state government, not-for-profit organisations, schools and other service providers to co-create improved social and physical outcomes for neighbourhoods.

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/// Rapid Urban Revitalisation Toolkit

CoDesign have designed and launched an open source toolkit that is packed is full of ideas to get you started on your own rapid urban revitalisation project. Choose from a range of easy-to-source materials, an activity, or mix and match the cards to come up with new outcomes. Some ideas are so simple you could transform your neighbourhood in a weekend.
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