Open House Perth
16 + 17 NOVEMBER 2019



Perpetually on the edge of greatness, Perth has the potential to evolve into a dynamic international centre for design and creativity, now!

-        Showcase Perth as an extraordinary location with both natural and built assets; strategically placed in a global context

-        Showcase outstanding design projects for all to experience, completely for free

-        Transform the way people interact with the city, attracting local, national and international visitors

-        Establish a leading community organisation that hosting an annual event to meet global standards

-        Promote public awareness of high quality and sustainable design projects

-        Establish positive dialogue in the media for design and creative industries affecting the built environment



Guiding Principles

Inform – Engage - Celebrate - Promote



-        Foster opportunities for everyone to explore and understand the value of a well designed built environment

-        Increase public awareness of the “in-between” spaces of the city – and their role in enhancing the urban environment

-        Increase public awareness of diverse range of professions contributing to the built environment

-        Establish a positive voice for design projects in the city

-        Uncover stories, experiences and places around the city



-        Enhance and transform interaction between people and their city

-        Attract national and international visitors to the city

-        Increase public awareness of diverse range of professions contributing to the built environment

-        Generate new experiences for people in the city

-        Provide access to key projects that shape our city



-        A city energized around good design and cultural legacy

-        Existing city fabric and creative energy

-        High quality design projects throughout time

-        Design excellence in the city

-        Uncovering new layers of city fabric



-        Perth on a national and international stage

-        Position Perth as a design capital

-        Position Perth as a creative capital

-        High quality examples of environmentally, economically and culturally sustainable design

-        Local design industry and professionals

- Facilitates creative interaction