Design Excellence

Design excellence is a key principle guiding the creation of Barangaroo, embedded in the culture, processes and thinking of the Authority and guiding all design decisions.

Design excellence is achieved across Barangaroo through design advice provided to the Authority by Design Director, Bob Nation, together with eminent design practitioners. Current design advisors include Keith Cottier, Chairman, Allen Jack + Cottier, Karl Fender, Founding Director, Fender Katsalidis and Richard Nugent, Associate Director, Conybeare Morrison.

Commitments made following Sussex Penn Review

The Barangaroo Delivery Authority’s response to the Sussex Penn Review into Barangaroo, including:

  • The Authority engage an experienced design practitioner as the Design Director for Barangaroo;
  • Design excellence advice to the Board to be provided by suitability experienced eminent design practitioners; and
  • Constitute a Design Review Panel, under the state planning provisions, to provide independent design excellence advice, if required, at the time of significant planning applications.