CESSNOCK COMMERCIAL PRECINCT DCP, PUBLIC DOMAIN & IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

Posted on May 17, 2017 in DESIGN, NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
CESSNOCK COMMERCIAL PRECINCT DCP, PUBLIC DOMAIN & IMPLEMENTATION PLANS

CM+ recently completed for Cessnock City Council, a suite of urban planning documents, including a Cessnock Commercial Precinct DCP, Public Domain Plan and Implementation Plan. They are currently on exhibition until the 14 June, and two Drop In Sessions are scheduled for late May and early June. A highlight of the urban design proposals are […]

RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL APPROVES K2K PLANNING STRATEGY

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL APPROVES K2K PLANNING STRATEGY

CM+ has recently completed work for Randwick City Council preparing new planning controls for the Kensington and Kingsford Town Centres. The Planning Strategy, recently endorsed by Council, embraces a vision for vibrant, multicultural town centres situated along a rejuvenated Anzac Parade boulevard and public domain. Placemaking is central to the approach, embracing the new accessibility to […]

PARRAMATTA SQUARE – NEW DESIGN RELEASED

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in DESIGN, INFRASTRUCTURE, NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
PARRAMATTA SQUARE – NEW DESIGN RELEASED

Parramatta Square is being reimagined as the heart of Parramatta and will be the centre of a new three hectare civic precinct for Sydney’s second CBD. This square will provide a front door to 240,000 m2 of mixed-use development, new Council facilities and a gateway to Parramatta Station. Dick Nugent (CM+), Oi Choong (Context Landscape […]

UPGRADING THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY -TINTENBAR TO EWINGSDALE

Posted on Nov 14, 2016 in INFRASTRUCTURE, NEWS, PEOPLE, URBAN DESIGN
UPGRADING THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY -TINTENBAR TO EWINGSDALE

Winner of an Australian Engineering Excellence Award (Newcastle Division) 2016 Richard Nugent and Kash Rangan from CM+ attended the awards presentation in Newcastle on Friday, 16 September 2016. They were the project urban designers and architects supported by Context Landscape Design, in delivering the project with Arcadis/Lend Lease for NSW Roads and Maritime. The project […]

REVEALED: NEW METRO BETWEEN SYDNEY CBD AND PARRAMATTA

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in INFRASTRUCTURE, NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
REVEALED: NEW METRO BETWEEN SYDNEY CBD AND PARRAMATTA

‘A new metro line between Sydney’s Central Business District and Parramatta will be the next major public transport project initiated by the NSW government…’ This article appeared on today’s front page of the Sydney Morning Herald. The article also refers to the Metro West Rail project and private consortium (comprising BG&E, CM+ and Australian Infrastructure Solutions) who […]

NORTHCONNEX IN PERSPECTIVE _ AILA PRESENTATION

Posted on Aug 23, 2016 in INFRASTRUCTURE, NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
NORTHCONNEX IN PERSPECTIVE _ AILA PRESENTATION

Richard Nugent was invited by Gareth Collins, Principal Manager at the NSW Roads and Maritime Centre for Urban Design to give a presentation on 25 July 2016, as part of the Australian Institute of Architects (AILA) Professional Development Program. The topic was the NorthConnex project which is currently under construction. CM+ is responsible for all […]

POKEMON IN THE PARK – VIRTUAL UNREALITY

Posted on Aug 23, 2016 in NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
POKEMON IN THE PARK – VIRTUAL UNREALITY

Richard Nugent has just prepared a paper on the Pokemon Go phenomenon and the impact of virtual reality on urban design. This article appears in the latest issue of Street Furniture Australia’s  ‘streetchat’ magazine. PDF of the article

ASHFIELD TOWN CENTRE PUBLIC DOMAIN MASTER PLAN RECOGNISED WITH AWARD

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 in NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
ASHFIELD TOWN CENTRE PUBLIC DOMAIN MASTER PLAN RECOGNISED WITH AWARD

The Ashfield Town Centre Renewal Project has been recognised by the Planning Institute of NSW, with a Commendation for Public Engagement and Community Planning (2015). CM+ prepared the Ashfield Town Centre Public Domain Master Plan, a major component. This plan set out the strategy and framework for revitalisation of Ashfield’s public domain and reactivation of the […]

NSW GOVERNOR OPENS ANZAC CENTENARY MEMORIAL IN MOREE

Posted on Mar 18, 2016 in INFRASTRUCTURE, NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
NSW GOVERNOR OPENS ANZAC CENTENARY MEMORIAL IN MOREE

1 Heritage Plaza with interpretation plaques | 2 View of Moree ANZAC  Centenary Memorial Park | 3 ANZAC Memorial | 4 View of opening ceremony as memorial plaques are unveiled | 5 Metal perforated mural on the utility building’s facades depicts the various Armed Forces in WWI | 6 Elizabeth Cranfield – Associate at CM+ […]

HELIOSTATS

Posted on Dec 9, 2015 in ARCHITECTURE, DESIGN, NEWS, URBAN DESIGN
HELIOSTATS

A REVOLUTION IN CITY PLANNING OR ALL ‘SMOKE AND MIRRORS’ Beginning with Central Park in central Sydney, heliostats took a further step in 2015 with their emergence as a planning tool on the Rhodes Peninsula in Sydney’s west. Will heliostats become key to delivering liveability in dense urban areas, or are they just a passing […]