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Planning and Design Guidelines

The Asset Delivery branch has a suite of Planning and Design guidelines for reference by consultants and contractors undertaking projects for the University.

These guidelines address the following issues:

  • sustainable design;
  • acoustic requirements;
  • design for universal access;
  • specialist facilities;
  • construction & serviceability;
  • wall materials;
  • wall finishes;
  • windows;
  • internal walls, partitions and finishes;
  • floor and floor finishes;
  • ceilings and ceiling finishes
  • roofs;
  • furniture, fixtures and equipment;
  • door hardware;
  • signage;
  • keying;
  • mechanical, ventilation & air conditioning;
  • hydraulic services;
  • lift services;
  • electrical services;
  • communications;
  • media services;
  • Fire Services;
  • security services; and
  • colour coding – plant and equipment.


The guidelines were last updated in August 2011. 

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