A building that was once a home for the elite but now is home to a growing number of families is being transformed into a new home for a young family.
Key points:The house is one of a number of high-end developments being developed in QueenslandThe project will be a mixed-use communityThe building will include retail and office spaceA new office complex will include a fitness centre and an art galleryThe house that once was home to the elite is being renovated into a multi-purpose community for a family of five and up to 12.
“The family of four and six will be able to live and work here and enjoy the amenity of the mixed-user community,” Ms Smith said.
“We’re really looking forward to the opportunities of this new development.”
The new project is part of a new mixed- use community that will be designed by the architect, Doreen O’Connor, and the architect’s partner, Daniel McGurk.
“This is going to be a community that is a mix of traditional and contemporary design elements that will complement each other, complement each another, complement the existing neighbourhood,” Ms McGurK said.
The design team is working with local architect Richard O’Brien to develop a concept plan and the plan is being developed by the Queensland Government.
“Our aim is to build this community in a sustainable way, to ensure that it’s going to benefit the local community,” she said.
This is one project in a series of planned developments being undertaken across Queensland and the Government is encouraging more developers to take advantage of the opportunities.
“I think it’s important for us to see that in the development of this state, that it continues to develop,” Ms O’Sullivan said.
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