• Artist's sketch, view from street

Ku-ring-gai Council Depot Site

Gordon, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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In harmony with the neighbourhood and the bush, Ku-ring-gai Council Depot Site provides a blueprint for peaceful, green living in the city.

A vision for the suburban future In association with Oculus, Alan Jack+Cottier have envisioned the 1.6 hectare former Ku-ring-gai Council Depot Site in Sydney’s northern suburbs as a tranquil new community centred upon a bushland park and playground.

In balance with the bush Bio-retention swales, an innovation of permaculture, will capture water for the nourishment of the natural vegetation. Green fingers of land will weave between the buildings, linking the upper terraces and cascading down the site to connect with the lower parkland.

Enriching the community The attention paid to ‘greening’ this site will ensure that this development sits harmoniously within the bush and in relation to the existing suburban streetscapes. Its public areas – the park and playground – and attractive streetscape will provide amenity for the whole neighbourhood.

  • Date
  • Client
    Ku-ring-gai Council
  • In assoc.
    1.6 ha

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