We acknowledge the traditional owners and sovereign custodians of the land on which Collingwood Yards is situated, the Wurundjeri people of the Woiwurrung language group. We extend our respect to their Ancestors and all First Peoples and Elders past, present, and future.

Collingwood Yards Collaboration
MDW at Collingwood Yards

18—28 May 2023
Events, talks, workshops

Melbourne Design Week 2023 celebrates design in an annual 11-day program of talks, tours, exhibitions, launches, installations, and workshops across Australia’s design capital – and there’s alot to explore from the tenants at Collingwood Yards.

Events happening at Collingwood Yards:


Presented by Agency Projects:
AGENCY UNTOLD – A Collaborative Design Solution For Global Environmental Issues

Presented by Agency and Tait:
Numbulwar Pop-up Studio and Exhibition – A Collaboration Between Tait, Agency and Numbulwar Numburindi Arts

Presented by Uro Publications:
Designing An Australian Garden
First Works
Lost in Palm Springs
Queer Spaces

Presented by Louise Marson:
Open Studio

Presented by Adele Daniele and Danielle Brustman:
Up Tight

In collaboration with Monash Architecture students
Design, Unbuild: Autumn Room



Events happening offsite presented by Collingwood Yards tenants:


Presented by Open House Melbourne:
Acoustic Ecologies—Listening Walk and Field Recording Activity
Bio-blitz Photography and Walking Tour
Stroll The City With The Greenline Team
Urban Wilds at Oak Lawn, Botanic Gardens with Tim Entwisle
Urban Wilds at Westgate Park with Jock Gilbert
Urban Wilds with Heart Gardening Project’s Emma Cutting
Urban Wilds: The Inner City As Botanic Garden?

Presented by Long Prawn:
Wandering OFF-Menu

Special mention to our supporters Tait: Celebrating 30 Years | MDW Exhibition: 30 Years Of Tait


35 Johnston Street
Collingwood Yards
Collingwood, 3066


At level, no-step, access to the courtyard is via entrance 35A Johnston Street and 30A Perry Street. Both paths have sections with even cobblestone paving . You can also gain access to the courtyard from entrances 35B and 35C Johnston Street and 30B Perry Street via the taking the Perry Street Lift to Level UG. Best paths of access are marked on this map.

The central shaded portion of the courtyard is a gravel surface. The surrounding area is paved and wheelchair accessible, however shade and cover is limited.

The closest accessible toilets can be found off the service corridor inside Level UG of the Perry Street Building. These toilets are fitted with grab rails.



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