Tamborine Mountain Village Greens

The Tamborine Mountain Village Greens is the first major project of The Vibrant Towns strategy, which is focused around the creation of vibrancy and authentic places in The Scenic Rim. Landscape and urban designs incorporated seven urban renewal areas with public realm masterplans leading to individual detailed design projects. The Main Street medians comprise of […]

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Mooloolaba Town Centre

A $2 million upgrade was project managed, designed and documented in a fast-track process for Queensland’s most popular picnic spot.  The park and beachfront focus on a plaza shaped like a boat, in recognition of the town’s nautical past.  Custom furniture and signage have been designed and the project includes twelve public artworks.

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Rhoda Rushbrook Park (Gallery Walk)

Gallery Walk is the artistic gateway to scenic Tamborine Mountain. The park features a sculptural entry in the form of a bower bird nest, and sandstone play structures in the form of Flame Tree pods. A stage provides a place for celebrations. The park allows for groups to gather on their way through to the […]

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Gladstone Town Centre

The City Strategy Plan envisioned a central spine with a series of lively town squares. The character of these civic interventions aims to reflect the gritty port and industry in a contemporary, artful manner. The study recommended the creation of three hubs within three precincts. The ongoing work delivered a masterplan for the main street, […]

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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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Hou Wang Temple, Atherton

One of Queensland’s last historic Chinese temples from the gold rush period has been restored and interpreted through parkland trails and sculpture. The gardens feature an oriental pond and agricultural plantings in tribute to the memory of the Chinese market gardeners who lived in this area.

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Tenterfield Town Centre

A whole of town planning process involving three community engagements on the main street. Strategic planning outcomes included building and signage policies and planning for a pedestrian priority centre with reduced 40km/hr speed limits for traffic. Masterplans led to a ten year capital works plan. A kilometre of main street, laneway and the town park […]

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Atherton Town Centre & Villages

The Atherton Tablelands is a beautiful cluster of rural villages surrounded by internationally significant rainforests. In 1995 John Mongard Landscape Architects were invited to come and propose some ideas for Atherton’s Main Street. What resulted was a collaborative planning and placemaking process that would span over ten years and result in the cultural and environmental […]

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Cleveland Town Centre

Landscape architectural design, community arts, public art, interpretive signage, furniture and lighting design for this award-winning street redevelopment.  Urban improvements to the main street, town square and harbor led to a renaissance in private main street oriented development in Cleveland.  The constructed project won the Australia Council CEAD Award.

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Town of Seventeen Seventy

The Seventeen Seventy Foreshore is a place of national significance protected by a Heritage Act. The town of Seventeen Seventy was the point of Captain Cook’s first landing in Queensland, and the gentle improvements were undertaken to celebrate the 150 years since this first settlement. The opportunity has been taken to also celebrate local Aboriginal […]

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