Baumgart Clark Architects develops Design Guides, White Papers and other Discussion Papers for our customers, from time to time. We like to share them here. 

• Most Important Design Principles for
Youth Foyers

We have considerable expertise in Youth Foyer design. The Youth Foyer Design Principles document was prepared in collaboration with knowledge sharing and Foyer guru Colin Falconer, whose website can be found here

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The Most Important Design Principles for Youth Foyers.pdf

• The Good Design Standard

This document was intended to assist town planning applicants and their designers to improve the quality of design across the City of Maribyrnong, by concentrating on ten key principles and questions. The applicant was to rate their own application in this easy-to-use and understand, colourful document. 

It was prepared in collaboration with Dan Brady and others of the City of Maribyrnong, Collie Planners Pty Ltd, and with visuals by talented graphic designer Anna Morgan ( The Client was the City of Maribyrnong.

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The Good Design Standard (for City of Maribyrnong).pdf