Macquarie Town Center

A highly liveable and sustainable city center

Our client was looking for a strategic master plan to help anticipate and accommodate the next 25 years of development growth in this area of Sydney. Being the retail pioneer of the area, our client needed to emphasize a livable and sustainable neighborhood. With that main objectives in mind we created a plan to offer retail, leisure, and a unique placemaking experience within the framework of a town center.

At a Glance

Project Type

Open/Public Space, Office, Residential, Mixed-Use, Retail

Location

Sydney, Australia

Size

49 Acres

Client

AMP Capital

Services

Architecture, Planning
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programming diagram

As conceived by JERDE, the new town center is comprised of six different districts: retail, residential, flexible open space for events and other programming, office, entertainment/f&b, and an urban village with direct access to transit. 

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Public space is integrated into every district.

These nodes will be activated areas with public space and other amenities that invite both locals and guests to gather and spend time.
These nodes will be activated areas with public space and other amenities that invite both locals and guests to gather and spend time.
The plan not only envisions the site as a series of distinct districts, but also as a network of places.
The plan not only envisions the site as a series of distinct districts, but also as a network of places.
The aspiration of the expanded center is to evolve into a
The aspiration of the expanded center is to evolve into a "Park City" - a mixed-use destination consisting of multiple components that are Vibrant, Variable, and Accessible.
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The offices spill out into parks and courtyards, blurring the line between public and private space and creating a place that truly fosters community. 

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