willowdale clubhouse

Courtney Gilmour commercial architecture Leave a Comment

The Willowdale Clubhouse marks the entry to the new master planned community of Willowdale Retirement Village A thriving modern community that is the hallmark of Stockland’s direction in estate planning in Sydney’s South-West. The walkable village is developed as a garden estate, with a strong connection to place and landscape, the minimisation of hot hard surfaces and the creation of …

Oberon Aged Care Village

oberon village

Brenton Jones interiors, aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

A much needed facility for the country community of Oberon, this new aged care facility for Columbia Care seeks to provide a total of 88 places for a range of care types. This residential aged care facility (RACF) of 66 beds becomes the corner building establishing not only the identity for the site but marking the extent of the block …

barden lodge

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

integratedDESIGNgroup were introduced to the project to work closely with the client to overcome a previous Land & Environment Court refusal including resident and council opposition. The result is a permeable building consisting of small communities interwoven between existing trees retained as part of the design. Designed to settle into the grain of the typical suburban streetscape, it appears as …

bondi waters

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

Following the council approval of a developed design in 2006, integratedDESIGNgroup was engaged to explore a series of feasibility, planning and services issues. With minimal adjustment to the approved envelope we increased yield, decreased shared ensuites, enhanced the communal areas and improved building servicing. Ultimately the design modifications provide for better services to the residents and therefore offer a dignity …

lismore baptist community services social housing

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture, residential houses Leave a Comment

Baptist Community Services Social housing, jointly funded through State and Federal programs, is establishing a new community of people, generally in later life stages and many with an expectation of disability at some time through their tenancy. The site layout expresses the macro community in a village square and provides for clusters of ‘addresses’ such that people have a choice …

whitehall nursing home

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

Whitehall is an existing nursing home in Lindfield that has grown and expanded in a rambling and unplanned manner since the 1950’s around an existing 1920’s residence. integratedDESIGNgroup were engaged to redesign the front half of the building and determine the extent of renovation to the rear wing. Our brief was to make the facility feel like `home’, with larger …

uniting care seniors living masterplan

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

Prepared as a master plan for a mixed use ‘Seniors Living’ precinct, integratedDESIGNgroup participated in the design and preparation of material to be included in the precinct development strategy in conjunction with Annand Alcock Urban Design. Our work included providing yield analysis for feasibility studies and urban design priorities in making a coherent and strong new community. Considerations include provision …

south west sydney

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

integratedDESIGNgroup, in conjunction with HSA, were engaged to masterplan a seniors living site as part of a South-West Sydney existing town centre to provide different care levels for 400-500 people. The vision was to create an integrated community enriching the lives of those who live, visit and work on the site by encouraging a healthy & active lifestyle and positive interactions between …

minchinbury manor

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

The AAAC aged care facility at Minchinbury is located on a ‘peninsula’ of land between suburban residential, community parkland and the community hospital. It has developed a hybrid of the institutional and suburban characters of it’s physical and social contexts. At the time of its proposal, the development of the site was contentious, but integratedDESIGNgroup’s careful and sensitive planning arrangement, facade …

inner west sydney

Brenton Jones aged care and seniors living architecture Leave a Comment

This Aged Care Facility is in a process of renewal, rediscovery of the old and clarification of the existing. At the heart of this aged care renewal project is the need to secure the `spirit’ and `community’ that exists between residents and carers whilst unravelling 40 years of modification to three previously unrelated buildings. The outcome is the celebration of historic …