Check out OVGA's resources for further information on how to achieve high-quality design.
This report is an overview of the research on the impact of design of our surroundings. Read more exploring healthcare, education, workplaces, housing, justice, urban design and transport projects.
We raise awareness of good design, its benefits, its value and how to achieve it. Find our good design publications.
The revised version of ‘Government as Smart Client’ reflects recent changes in the procurement of design services, buildings and infrastructure.
Want to learn more about what the OVGA does? This brochure describes what we do and how we do it, and showcases some great projects where we have made a real difference.
We explore design principles for multi-deck commuter car parks and their effect on the public realm. Find our guidance note detailing design principles.
This document provides guidance to government organisations on how to enable high-quality design outcomes through architecture design competitions.
These case studies provide insight into what worked well and constraints experienced on various types of projects.
We provided design and procurement advice. Find our lessons learned and suggested actions.
Over a decade of guidance, OVGA has helped steer Victoria towards outcomes in our built environment that have become part of the heart and soul of our state.
Momentum is a book about Victoria for those who love architecture.
This report appraises the wide-reaching impact of OVGA to ensure its activities are well-resourced in the future and to maximise the benefits of good design to benefit the broader Victorian community.
Updated 5 July 2023