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Press

Read articles where the Sunshine Coast design has been featured to date.

Press

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 conditioning system, your design is judged a failure. Read the article (PDF, 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.