proposed residential apartment towers in Lidcombe

hill road apartment towers

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Three residential apartment towers in Hill Road, Lidcombe Conveniently nestled between the M4 motorway and the shores of Haslams Creek, the Hill Road, Lidcombe apartments proposal strategically places three towers within a community setting, whilst also ensuring strong external connections with surrounding communities and plenty of amenity. Currently undergoing a Development Application, the proposed works include the demolition of the …

Streetscape rendering of the 21st Century Terraces typology at Thornton Penrith

21st century terraces houses for thornton penrith

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medium density residential estate for 21st Century Terrace housing in Thornton Penrith Landcom (now known as UrbanGrowth NSW) decided to reinvent the Terrace Home typology to 21st century living principles and standards, for adoption in the western Sydney Suburban market. Integrated Design Group was one of a small group of architects who collaborated toward this continuing reinvention of Australian housing …

hope of the nations school masterplan

hope of the nations school masterplan

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A new school masterplan for Hope of the Nations in Kigoma, Tanzania In 2013, two of the IDG team travelled to Kigoma in Tanzania and worked as part of an EMI (Engineering Ministries International) team of volunteers to develop a masterplan for a new school for the Hope of the Nations Ministry. Developed in 7 days the masterplan delivered classrooms, …

hunterford at oatlands

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Designed as an urban infill project, Landcom and St. Hilliers set out to create a development that would raise the benchmark of housing estate design. As the coordinating architect for this project integratedDESIGNgroup was responsible for the creation and implementation of the design guidelines. In addition, integratedDESIGNgroup was engaged by some of the builders to design and document a number of the …

koch agricultural campus

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integratedDESIGNgroup, in collaboration with Watoto and Engineering Ministries International, are engaged in the development of the Koch Agricultural & Technical College in Gulu, Uganda. The “village based” model of Watoto’s child care is explored in new ways and expressed as a developing typology.  Key principals of the approach : a functional hierarchy from the individual to the communal, development of building methods …

gulu masterplan

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integratedDESIGNgroup were invited by Watoto Church (Uganda) to partner with them in the service of the community of Gulu. In October of 2008, the company undertook preliminary investigations in Gulu, returning in 2009 to conduct planning workshops with key stakeholders, together with District and Municipal planning staff. The structural plan is a deliberate departure from the broad scale land-use zonings …

viewpoint estate

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integratedDESIGNgroup were invited to assist in the re-design of the masterplan and establishment of site specific design guidelines to facilitate approval through Bankstown Council. In-conjunction with Mike Scott of Treadstone and Bob Hamilton (former Mirvac Director) this boutique residential masterplan promotes community through the integration of communal space and its interaction with the built form. Deliberate choices about house type, …

park central guidelines

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Following the success of Hunterford, Homeworld 4 and various other guidelines and coaching roles undertaken for Landcom, Integrated Design Group was engaged to redraft and oversee the implementation of the Guidelines for Park Central, Campbeltown. The purpose was to achieve homes of substance, in keeping with significant aspects of Campbeltown’s history, in an affordable and deliverable project home modality. The …

orange uni village

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On the fringe of Orange and adjacent to the new technology park, this significant masterplan embraces a wide range of uses including student housing, aged care living, sports facilities, medium density housing and rural residential to develop a sense of community and a new self-sustaining village centre. integratedDESIGNgroup prepared the masterplan with Orange Council’s support.

east sydney school

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integratedDESIGNgroup began the masterplan process for the school during the initial stages of new building work in order to have a clear rationale for the placement of the building. Following on from the construction of the new buliding integratedDESIGNgroup was engaged to explore a more detailed masterplan for the whole site, to prompt and guide all future developments of the …