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Apartment Standards should be based on performance

June, 2015

The Victorian Government released the ‘Better Apartments’ discussion paper last month, which outlined the need for the development of Victorian Apartment Design Standards.  With Victoria’s population projected to reach 7.7 million by 2051, there will be an inevitable surge in apartment numbers, reinforcing the need for standards to shape high-quality apartment design. ClarkeHopkinsClarke beleives that the implementation of standards has the potential to encourage greater innovation, particularly if the standards are based on performance. Partner, Toby Lauchlan discusses this perspective in a recent  Urban Melbourne article.

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