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.

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Port Office Headquarters, Brisbane

The ‘Green Star’ headquarters for the Port of Brisbane features award-winning environmental initiatives including onsite storm water recycling into swales, permeable paving and an internal rainforest atrium. The site was remediated and all fill used to create a dramatic mound of Casuarinas which encircle the precinct. Native plants feature throughout the low maintenance gardens. A […]

Read more

Roosoola Garden

“Roosoola” Garden at Mango Hill evolved over a period of twenty years, building up the layers of a romantic garden surrounded by orchards and rainforest. The garden featured in the Open Garden Scheme and contains several seasonal fruit and flower elements. The garden features an English picturesque landscape around a courtyard home.

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Fig Tree Pocket Garden

A large riverside house was refurbished to provide new gardens, a tennis court, pool and a series of arbors which wrap around the home and provide places to sit and gather. Artworks adorn the gardens, which also feature a productive garden and a towering stand of illuminated Eucalypts at its entry. A green wall and […]

Read more

Graceville Garden

A large house with significant trees was improved by carefully crafting spaces into a series of outdoor rooms for a family holding frequent events. A new courtyard with a BBQ was built as part of refurbishments, along with the refurbishment of the swimming pool. The works featured crafted limestone paving and subtropical plants.

Read more