Presentation on theme: "To be recognised as a diverse and progressive tropical city where family, lifestyle choice, natural environment and prosperity go hand in hand. Vision."— Presentation transcript:
To be recognised as a diverse and progressive tropical city where family, lifestyle choice, natural environment and prosperity go hand in hand. Vision For Thuringowa…
A vibrant world class precinct modelled on sustainable urban development in a unique ecological setting; An identity for Thuringowa focussing on river frontages; A new inner city living, working and leisure environment for the people of the region, with a particular focus on the arts, entertainment, sport and recreation as important elements of community life; Infrastructure which will attract national and international tourism; Positive employment growth for the region. Vision for Riverway…
Pioneer Park Loam Island Apex Park Ross Dam Park Riverway Project
Produce economic development outcomes; Have community acceptance; Integrate with the city centre; Be sustainable – environmentally, socially and economically; Transform our City. Overarching objectives:
Constraints/Challenges Budget; Tropical Climate; Community Acceptance; Sustainability.
Results Riverway Sustainable development policy; Design and environmental guidelines for private infrastructure; Monitoring of 7 sustainable principles during design and construction phase; QNI Eco Active Centre.
7 Sustainable Principles (based on Riverway Sustainable Development Policy) Water sensitive urban design; Enrich biodiversity; Waste efficiency; Energy efficiency; Recycling of materials; Socio cultural relationships; Communication and education.