Brolga Lakes

Brolga Lakes seeks to break the pattern of unsustainable suburban growth by providing low carbon footprint homes with communal facilities for waste, water, power and food. Brolga Lakes is a village set in lakes, an ecological place connected to nature and connecting its people. Brolga Lakes seeks to reform the way we live in the edges of our cities; creating a self-supported peri-urban neighbourhood. The conservation land comprising valued wetlands, has been donated to Birdlife Australia through an enduring covenant which will revegetate adjacent cleared land to create an outstanding environmental setting and a national centre for bird research.

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The Living Classroom, Bingara

Small towns in rural Australia are disappearing due to a lack of people and purpose. The Living Classroom is a regenerative project to bring both people and new ideas, framed around the exploration of sustainable farming for the future. The Living Classroom provides classrooms, teaching areas, bunk accommodation, productive gardens and grazing lots, and agricultural […]

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The Ecovillage at Currumbin

The Ecovillage at Currumbin was first conceptualised by John Mongard Landscape Architects (JMLA) in 1999. The concept plan, planning precincts and building/landscape codes were prepared as part of the development approval plans by JMLA in collaboration with others in 2002. The Ecovillage has become a model for sustainable development in Australia, having won over 30 […]

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Halloran’s Hill Lookout Park and Interpretive Trail, Atherton

A regional park and Atherton Shire’s most scenic landmark.  A new interpretive centre has been built alongside a regional park focused on the interpretation of scarce rainforests and rich volcanic landscapes. Spectacular viewing points from stonewalled picnic shelters and a series of local public art installations feature in the park.

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Sunshine Coast University

The Sunshine Coast University College (SCUC) is located on 100 hectares on Mountain Creek Road at Sippy Downs. Building a university adjacent to valuable wetlands required an innovative strategy to break down the movement of water into a harvest and filter system.it was one of the first water sensitive urban design systems implemented in Queensland. […]

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Lakes Entrance Foreshore

Design of a kilometre of destination parklands, including a regional skate facility, harbor side boardwalks and a beach square. Community engagement from footpath surveys and village hall workshops led to a mobility and public space strategy to link five disparate retail areas using a waterfront bikeway. A series of green crossing points act as traffic […]

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