The Smith Collective is a landmark precinct and represents Queensland’s largest multi-residential project ever undertaken in a single stage. The design by joint venture group AAA – Arkhefield, ARM and Archipelago with Lat27 – for Grocon brings together hinterland and coastline to capture the essence of the subtropical climate emblematic of the Gold Coast.
Waterfront Precinct Master Plan
The Waterfront Precinct master plan in Brisbane’s CBD focuses on giving the river back to the city and its people. The vision for the 1.5ha historic site sees the creation of a revitalised city centre riverfront destination with generous civic spaces as a stage for city life.
Student One on Elizabeth Street
Student One on Elizabeth Street is an iconic building providing student accommodation with a vibrant retail arcade and public realm at its heart. The 901 bed facility across two towers will comprise 244 single studios and shared units, served by generous shared study zones, meeting, media and games rooms as well as an outdoor cinema lawn on the roof deck.
Brisbane International Airport Retail Upgrade
The vision of Brisbane Airport Corporation is “to be world-best and the preferred choice for passengers, airlines, business and the community”. Arkhefield, in collaboration with Richards & Spence, were chosen to extend this inspirational vision to a major upgrade of the retail component at Brisbane International Airport—a considerable undertaking in scale and scope.
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Living Together Better (and other cliches)
Our cities must adapt, adopt, and evolve if they are to embrace our rapidly changing technologies and diversifying social values. The advantage of living in Brisbane and South East Queensland is that we are still open to change.