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  • Last updated:
  • 23 Sep 2020

The Sunshine Coast Design book is garnering attention locally and nationally. Have a read of these feature articles.


  • The Conversation

    Sunshine Coast shows the way to create good design loved by communities and put an end to eyesores. Read the article.

  • Habitus

    Sunshine Coast Design book suggests four core values in architecture and developments to create responsive design and uphold a placemaking approach on the Sunshine Coast. Read the article.

  • The Fifth Estate

    10 ways to keep Sunshine Coast liveable and sustainable. Read the article.

  • Monocle

    This Strip of Australian coastline has developed a gentle architectural style that takes the heat in its stride. Indeed, if you need an air-con system, your design is judged a failure. Read the article[6220KB] 

  • Architecture AU

    Sunshine Coast Council has produced a new design guide in the form of a hard-cover book. The book is designed to show "how good design is vital to protecting what the community values most." Read the article.


  • Australian Design Review
    A humorous critique of architecture’s taxonomies, a celebration of the site-specific Sunshine Coast design and a curation of essays on how the industry should respond to COVID-19 are some of the best architecture book releases of 2020. Read this article.
  • Queensland Homes
    Whether you lucky enough to live on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, or just looking for fresh ideas for building or renovating with a coastal style, be sure to get your hands on Sunshine Coast Council’s new design book before you get started. Read this article.