Urban Ideas Playground

Dream up and build out your bright ideas for the future of Melbourne.

Join a playground of urban ideas to be part of a week of thought provoking discussions with local experts, exploring bright ideas through playful making sessions that bring your ideas to life.

Daily themes:

  • Tuesday 2 May: Urban living
  • Wednesday 3 May: The Body
  • Thursday 4 May: Food
  • Friday 5 May: Future Work

What can I expect each day?

  • Big Ideas – Industry panels
    Join a panel of experts from the University of Melbourne, RMIT and industry as they discuss the days big theme whilst you dream up your big ideas through interactive workshop activities.
    (2pm to 4pm, Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 May)
  • Bringing ideas to life – Workshops 
    It’s time to build your big ideas! Use a range of supplied materials and tools to bring one of the big ideas to life in a dynamic prototyping workshop.
    (5pm to 7pm, Tuesday 2 to Friday 5 May)

Urban Ideas Playground Expo – Saturday 6 May
Lincoln Square, Carlton

After four days of intensive workshop collaboration, each theme will be displayed in a public exhibition in Lincoln Square, along with a range of other fun interactive activities.

No prior knowledge or experience is required to take part. Everyone is welcome!

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