Open House Melbourne presents Waterfront – a program of conversations, boat tours and special events that deep dive into the role design plays in framing Melbourne’s relationship with water.

Arial photograph of the Western Treatment Plant. Foreground contains green farmland followed by a series of very large, rectangular treatment pools reaching towards the bay and wetlands in the background. Superimposed logo reads "Open waterfront. Melbourne Design Week 12-22 March 2020Liveability Victoria International is proud to partner with Open House Melbourne to bring you Waterfront, a series of special events that champion the cultural, ecological and recreational value of Victoria’s rivers, bays and oceans.

Waterfront offers an opportunity to explore the central theme of Melbourne Design Week – which asks the question ‘How can design shape life?’

Tour our water infrastructure with the Ocean Osmosis – Desal Tour or a visit to the Western Treatment Plant, or learn how the Bolin Bolin Billabong is being rehabilitated for future generations with Water Regimes of Bolin Bolin – Past, Present and Future.

Melbourne Design Week runs from 12 - 22 March 2020

Part of Waterfront for Melbourne Design Week 2020, an initiative of the Victorian Government in collaboration with the NGV.

Image courtesy Open House Melbourne