Brook McIlroy was commissioned to create a development that was people- friendly, visually inviting, and diverse in building form and function. Other objectives were to expand and enhance the Marina Park, to add more usable public space, and to improve the existing trail system. Brook McIlroy realized the design with sensitivty and flair; among the scheme’s award- winning elements are the Baggage Building Arts Centre, the Water Garden Pavilion, and the Gathering Circle and Spirit Garden.
The Noma cord-caddy is one of those innovative products that are so good you take them for granted. It’s an example of a simple design that makes everyday life both easier and more efficient. It has sold over 8 million units since being launched in the marketplace in 1985, and is still in production.
How do you reflect urban Aboriginal identity in a contemporary physical environment? Achieving this was one of the goals for the Native Child and Family Life Centre project which was completed in 2011. Designed by LGA Architectural Partners with landscape architecture by Scott Torrance Landscape Architect Inc., the project demonstrates how economic, social and environmental objectives can be achieved with a close partnership between a social organization and a creative, thoughtful, and caring design team.