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FOOTSCRAY: PLANNING FOR HEALTHY LIVING VISION Footscray will further develop as a hub for CULTURAL DIVERSITY, while promoting healthy, ACTIVE LIVING, and continuously embracing integration across all groups of people. Footscray will lead the way towards inclusive city design and planning by focusing on delivering SENSIBLE NETWORKS; more AFFORDABLE HOUSING; access to QUALITY GREEN SPACE; and a versatile, VIBRANT ACTIVITY CENTRE that attracts visitors with a sense of BELONGING

2nd Sem. 2018 ABPL30060 Urban Precinct Studio

METROPOLITAN CONTEXT The City of Maribyrnong is an inner ring LGA with an area of 31.2 km2, positioned north-west of Melbourne. Maribyrnong is home to a population of 82,288 people, with 40% of the population born overseas (id.Community,2018). Maribyrnong is defined by its close proximity to the Melbourne CBD, its hallmark river, and cultural diversity, and historical character.

Whittlesea Hume Nillumbik

Melton Yarra Rangers

Wyndham

HISTORY Aboriginal Land xB.C.

Industrial Zone

Pastures 1803

1870s

Cardinia

Activity Centre 1970s

TODAY

Mornington Peninsula

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City of Maribyrnong City of Melbourne Other LGA Areas Inner LGA Areas

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS

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A1.2 MIXED USE EMPHASIS

A1.1

Proposed Community Centre

A1.2

Mixed Use Emphasis

A1.3

Housing Affordability Zone

The Joseph Road precinct is developing at a breakneck pace, and it is already in jeopardy of becoming too residential�. To combat this the council should advocate for mixed use developments through the use of incentives and preferential selection. By offering residents enough land use diversity, healthy living will become significantly simpler.

A2.1

Pedestrain Priority Zone

A2.1 PEDESTRIAN PRIORITY

A2.2

Proposed Train Line Overpass

A2.3

Existing Bike Lanes Proposed Bike Lanes

500m

ACCESS & MOVEMENT

EXISTING

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Moore Street Renewal

500m

PUBLIC SPACES

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500m

PROPOSED

As the FMAC becomes increasingly dense, it is necessary to shift car parking from on-street into vertical parking garages. There are two large parking garages within the FMAC in Footscray Plaza holding 320 bays and 124 bays at Little Saigon Market.

A3.1 MADDERN SQUARE A3.1

Maddern Square Renewal

A3.2

Proposed Green Space

A3.3

On-Street Trees

Proposed Community Centre

EXISTING PROPOSED Taking into account the sweeping range of cultures that the surrounding shops hail from, Maddern Square serves as an opportunity for unity. In this redesign the surrounding walls will be covered with various cultural murals instead of the pre-existing graffiti. 742742 | KYLE DAVID WOOD

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Footscray Healthy Precinct Structure Plan Poster  

A summation of my Precinct Structure report into one single presentable page

Footscray Healthy Precinct Structure Plan Poster  

A summation of my Precinct Structure report into one single presentable page

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