The Office for Design and Architecture South Australia (ODASA) supports the role of the Government Architect in promoting the value of good design.


ODASA enables excellent and effective design to ensure growth and development in South Australia positively contributes to liveability, competitiveness and sustainability.



  • Embeds design quality in government and planning policy
  • Shapes and influences significant construction projects
  • Promotes the role of good design in contributing to healthy neighbourhoods
  • Supports design innovation and the integration of smart and sustainable technologies

Who We Are

The ODASA team is made up of an expert group led by the South Australian Government Architect. ODASA has multidisciplinary expertise in architecture, landscape architecture, planning, urban design, heritage, engagement, public policy and research.