Co-design workshops for Townsville and Gold Coast Youth Foyers
Department of Housing and Public Works
Planning and facilitating collaborative design workshops for new Youth Foyer developments on the Gold Coast and in Townsville.
Plan C led a collaborative design process that included resident young people, support staff, property managers, community providers, local and state government.
Engaging workshops and world cafés ensured everyone's needs were heard. Interactive online technology confirmed design priorities among participants. This enjoyable, productive engagement process addressed the needs of all stakeholders.
#Key Outcomes Achieved
Positive feedback received for the workshops.
Stakeholder engagement reporting provided quality feedback to the Department.
Compiled a return brief to be delivered to the Project Architect to produce a preliminary design for the second workshops.
Building the community's ideas and visions into the development of a major public space of citywide significance to the Gold Coast.
Ensuring sustainable use and enjoyment of cherished public open spaces on Minjerribah through the right balance of commercial and community uses.
Incorporating connections and activities for young people into the existing built form, where the development of traditional youth spaces is constrained
Engagement to inform the development of a world-class garden, play space and learning hub that stimulates the interaction and imagination of children of all abilities
A widespread and collaborative community engagement process to capture the community’s ideas, visions and requirements for the Redland Youth Plaza.
Identifying solutions to meet the needs of different multicultural groups for spaces and facilities to support their community, cultural and religious activities.
Managing the co-design process for the re-development of social housing for Indigenous women and children, Plan C facilitated communications, meetings and a stakeholder co-design workshop.