Shine Birtinya Retirement Village


Client:Stockland & McNab

Location:Kawana, QLD

Disciplines:Architecture, Interior Design

Industries:Seniors Living


Master Builders Housing and Construction Awards Queensland 2019 - Community Accomodation for Aged Care and Nursing Homes

Builder: McNab NQ Pty Ltd

Project Size:20,000 sqm

Project Dates:2015-2018

About the Project

Shine Birtinya Retirement Village is a high-rise housing solution for independent and active retirees aged 55 and over.  The site is situated within Stockland’s $5 billion Oceanside master planned community at Kawana on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, and complements the development’s alternative living options and health and lifestyle amenities.

In 2015 PDT Architects were engaged by Stockland to masterplan and design the $63 million development to provide an affordable and semi-integrated housing alternative, meeting the needs of a range of people over differing stages of their lives. 

Construction began in November 2016 under a Design and Construct basis with PDT Architects and McNab Construction delivering an eight storey, 140 apartment retirement resort featuring one, two and three bed plus alternative options over 20,000 m² in September 2018. 

The site features landscaped grounds, a resort style pool and a 660 m², two storey clubhouse facility featuring a bar, dining room, lounge, billiards room, library, hairdresser and wellness centre.

Project Team

Natasha Prasek


Leanne Goodwin

Senior Interior Designer


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