Month: September 2019

back to basics: twenty minute neighbourhoods

  A Planning Institute of Australia event this week focused on the initial work by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to include more prescriptive policies in Victorian Planning Provisions to guide the development and redevelopment of ‘twenty minute’ walkable neighbourhoods. A twenty minute neighbourhood is defined by a commercial neighbourhood centre… Read more »

New Data Centre for Canberra

Collie recently assisted Equinix in obtaining a Development Approval for a two-storey data centre in Mitchell, a suburb of Canberra in the ACT. The new data centre will be co-located with an existing data facility and provides an additional 6,000 square metres of floor area predominately for data storage purposes.  Furthermore, the co-location allows existing… Read more »

highgrange completed

Collie provided urban design, masterplanning, landscape architecture and town planning assistance for the Highgrange development located on Palmers Road in Truganina.  The development includes a range of dwelling types (including some medium density) and public open space areas.  This development is expected to accommodate just over 250 dwellings. The Collie role included: designing the subdivision… Read more »