Step Up

Exploring new ways to create homes for all


Competition Stages

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Stage 1

Stage 1 of the competition called on designers, architects, builders and developers to Step Up to the challenge of designing affordable, accessible and sustainable medium-density housing for tomorrow's homebuyers. Entrants were asked to submit their ideas addressing key criteria including sustainable design, new building technologies, and cost-effective design and measures to reduce ongoing running costs.

Stage 2

From a total of 47 entries, seven submissions were selected to progress through to the second stage of the competition. In this stage, shortlisted entrants were asked to submit a concept design of their idea.

Stage 3

Of the seven shortlisted entrants to progress to the third stage of the competition, four were selected as finalists and invited to submit a detailed design proposal.

Stage 4

On June 29, 2017, David Barr Architects was announced as the winner of the Step Up Housing Design competition. The winning design will be built at LandCorp’s Shoreline estate in North Coogee.

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