Labrador tactical urbanism project

Location: Brisbane Road between Turpin Road and Middle Street, Labrador

Project: Divisional Councillor request

Aim: to transform an unattractive footpath along a shopping strip on a busy road

Design: City Place Making

Build/installation: City of Gold Coast

Cost: $27,000

Completed: 2014

The carefully positioned landscape elements and street furniture successfully transformed this previously unloved strip into an area popular with the local community.

Design details

  • Surface treatments to footpaths
  • Street furniture
  • New plantings to increase greenery and create interest