Demonstration Housing Project

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Living in a multigenerational family? Wanting to age in your community? Looking to live in a sustainable home?

The Demonstration Housing Project aims to test innovative forms of housing to address the emerging needs of Canberrans. Working with the Demonstration Housing proponents, the project will deliver a handful of built homes that showcase different housing types such as co-housing and ageing in place homes to make for a more sustainable and inclusive future for Canberra.

The project

The Demonstration Housing Project aims to test and showcase how we can deliver a compact and active city through innovative planning, design and delivery.

The process

The Demonstration Housing Project is been run in two streams, projects with a site and projects without a site.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions.

Projects with a site

The Demonstration Housing ‘with a site’ stream is for proponents who own a site and have a demonstration housing concept they want to deliver.

Projects without a site

The Demonstration Housing ‘without a site’ stream is for proponents who do not have a site however have a demonstration housing concept they want to deliver.

What's new?

27 May 2020

Demonstration housing at Housing Density and Diversity Conference

In May 2020, Lea Durie (EPSDD Urban Renewal, Executive Branch Manager and Chair of the Demonstration Housing Evaluation Panel) presented on the Demonstration Housing Project at the annual Housing Density and Diversity Conference. The online event explored how the right mix of housing density, choice and supply can change a city for the better.

4 December 2019

Demonstration Housing Showcased at the International Urban Design Conference

In November, Lea Durie (EPSDD Urban Renewal, Executive Branch Manager and Chair of the Demonstration Housing Evaluation Panel) presented on the Demonstration Housing Project at the International Urban Design Conference held in Hobart.

1 October 2019

Demonstration Housing wins at the Planning Institute of Australia Awards (ACT)

The Demonstration Housing Project team were thrilled to win in the category of ‘Improving Planning Processes and Practices’. All Award winners now progress to the National Awards, to be announced at the 2020 PIA National Congress in Adelaide.