LOCHIEL PARK GREEN VILLAGE

Adelaide, SA
2006-09
SA Government

15 hectares of land adjacent to the River Torrens in Adelaide are being developed as a world-class sustainable housing development. The realization of Lochiel Park is a progressive demonstration of environmental best practice in soil, water, energy and recycling together with the preservation and restoration of the natural environment.

Two thirds of the site is protected as the Lochiel Park Parklands and includes urban forests, wetlands, community gardens, butterfly gardens, local species edible gardens, fruiting trees, recreational open space, play zones, fitness trails, display gardens, education centre, composting toilet,  public art and interpretation.

 

RECOGNITION
2011 UDIA SA Award for Environmental Excellence
2009 AILA SA Landscape Architecture Award for Design
2008 PIA National Award for Planning Excellence, Urban Design: Plans & Ideas Award 
2007 PIA SA Award for Planning Excellence, Environmental Planning or Conservation Award
2007 PIA SA Award for Planning Excellence, Environmental Planning or Conservation Award