Disciplines:Landscape Architecture, Masterplanning

Industries:Aged Care & Retirement Living

Sustainability:Water sensitive urban design initiatives

About the Project

Set on the former St Columban’s College site just 6kms from the Brisbane CBD, this village is a hidden gem.

The second stage of works at the Village involved a major renovation of the existing heritage building “Highlands House” with the addition of a new Community Centre adjacent.

PDT designed a new plaza for residents and guests to sit and relax amongst the existing shade trees. Productive gardens introduced so residents are able to grow and maintain their own herbs, vegetables and flowers, whilst remaining in close proximity to the plaza.

A grand stair connecting Highlands House with the new Molloy building was designed to relate to the style of that era with a variety of flowering trees, shrubs and groundcovers chosen to blend seamlessly with the rest of the village. 



The tender for building 1 has been let to the builders. It was a great effort from all of you to drop what you were working on and concentrate your efforts on making this happen. Am sure it was not easy. Great job everyone!!
Altaf Shaikh Development Manager, Aveo Group

Project Team

Nathan Clausen

Senior Associate/Partner/Manager Landscape Architecture


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