Brisbane City Walking Tours

The 8th International Urban Design Conference is fast approaching! The conference will be held at the Sofitel Brisbane from Monday 16 November to Wednesday 18 November 2015, with Wednesday 18 being optional walking tours.

Optional walking tours will be held on Wednesday 18 November 2015 from 9.00am to 12.00pm and are $70.00 per tour. Bookings are essential. Tours can only be booked upon your registration – click here for more information.

Tour 1: Riverfront Revival CityCat TourRiverfront Revival CityCat Tour

The weaving waters of the Brisbane River have been the focus of Brisbane’s transformation from big country town to New World City.

Over the course of this trip, you’ll hear about the revitalization of Brisbane’s riverfront over the last 20 years including how Brisbane City Council’s Urban Renewal Brisbane program has been central to the process of urban transformation and how Council is continuing to plan for the future through the City Centre Neighbourhood Plan and River’s Edge Strategy.

Tour 2: Vibrant Laneways and Outdoor Gallery (FULLY BOOKED)Vibrant Laneways and Outdoor Gallery

This tour showcases completed and ongoing transformations in city laneways and small spaces as part of Council’s Vibrant Laneways program, an initiative of the City Centre Master Plan.

Explore Burnett Lane, King George Car Park student art gallery, Rowes Lane, Hutton Lane, Eagle Lane and more, and discover how this program identifies and rejuvenates under-utilised spaces and reintroduces them to the community in a fun, imaginative and engaging way.

Tour 3: Outdoor Gallery and City ArtworksOutdoor Gallery and City Artworks

This tour showcases Brisbane’s exciting art program incorporated into laneways, streets and key infrastructure in South Brisbane and the City West area.

Explore Fish Lane, the Coronation Drive pillars project, Tank Street artworks and more, and learn about the concept behind Council’s Outdoor Gallery initiative that plays host to an ongoing program of exhibitions produced by both locally and nationally recognised artists.

We hope to see you at the 8th International Urban Design Conference in Brisbane this November, if you would like to register for this fantastic event please visit our website.

All tours proudly sponsored by the Brisbane City Council

 

 

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