THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTRE DESIGN GUIDE

Co-lab has the pleasure of announcing its engagement by the Victorian Department of Education and Training to produce the Early Childhood Centre Design Guide (ECCDG). The ECCDG aims to bridge the gap between current minimum requirements outlined by the Victorian Government, codes, and regulations, and the best practice policies that will increase the quality of spaces produced in centres. The Guide is currently underdevelopment, meanwhile, Co-lab Director, Kane Barnett, sat down with Glenford Noble from Sacred Spaces to discuss our recently opened Murray Road childcare centre…

AT Co-lab, EVERY PROJECT begins WITH A DESIGN WORKSHOP. 

We bring together experienced architects and designers to collaborate in response to every brief, because we know collective talent results in better design ideas. Beginning with our unique design approach we provide our clients full architectural services including interior and landscape design. Our architecture firm in Melbourne has successfully delivered projects across numerous sectors including commercial, residentialchildcare, health, education and hospitality. We have worked with some of the best architects in Melbourne and delivered successful projects.


OUR WORK


We've successfully delivered projects across numerous sectors including commercial, residential, childcare, health, education and hospitality. We are intent on delivering our clients commercial, personal and design objectives. We build collaborative relationships and create unique, usable spaces.


OUR SERVICES


 

At Co-lab we provide full architectural services including interior and landscape design. Every project begins with our collaborative concept design workshop, where we draw on the collective talent of a large designer network to create unique design solutions. Our core team comprises of experienced architects in Melbourne. They are experienced at managing projects through every architectural stage including design development, town planning, construction documentation, contractor selection and contract administration.

 
Design Workshop

Design Workshop

We bring together architects and designers to collaborate and create unique design solutions in response to your brief.

Architectural Services

Architectural Services

We have significant expertise delivering architectural projects from concept design to contract administration. 

Feasibility

Feasibility

We advise clients on the commercial viability of proposed construction sites referencing planning schemes and overlays.

Expert Witness

Expert Witness

We provide objective critical advice and expert witness at VCAT to resolve planning disputes or dispute planning proposals.


ABOUT US


We are a reputed architecture firm in Melbourne. We value collaboration and constructability. Our processes, expertise and experience are all focused on delivering against these values. By listening to our clients, cultivating our strong network of designers and working closely with consultants we ensure every architectural plan we develop is on brief, unique and achievable.