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Nicholas Street Precinct has been recognised as an exemplar of best practice in urban design at the Queensland Government Minister’s Award for Urban Design, winning both the Minister’s Urban Design Award and Movement & Place Category Award. The awards highlight the critical role of good urban design in shaping Queensland, and how collaborative relationships can […]

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Invercargill Central

Invercargill Central has received another accolade, the 2024 Property Council New Zealand Excellence and Best in Category Retail Property Award. Designed by Buchan for Invercargill Central Limited, the expansive 15,137 sqm site has been transformed into a cohesive, masterplanned precinct with curated retail, hospitality, entertainment and commercial zones, connected by new and existing pedestrian links. “From […]

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Sydney’s heritage-listed South Eveleigh Locomotive Workshop has been transformed from an Industrial-era building into a captivating multi-use commercial and community precinct that honours the site’s rich history. The revitalisation includes large public and exhibition spaces, a specialty grocer, eateries, gym and education facilities, and the original blacksmith forge, in full working order. The inner-Sydney Workshop […]

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Canberra North

Appointed by client QIC, Buchan developed the overall masterplan for the site together with the design for a significant mixed-use development on an undeveloped CBD carpark known as Section 96. Setting a sustainable precedent for future expansion, Buchan closely analysed the existing streetscape to inform the masterplan. A focus on activated, landscaped pedestrian spaces break […]

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Invercargill Central

Buchan has been integral to the ambitious redevelopment of Invercargill’s retail heart, bringing to life the vision brought about by the Southland regional development strategy in 2016 to re-vitalise and regenerate the CBD of Invercargill. The unprecedented redevelopment covering almost an entire central city block will see the urban fabric of the Invercargill CBD reimagined […]

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Invercargill Central has been shortlisted for the 2024 Te Kāhui Whaihanga NZ Institute of Architects Southern Region awards. Shortlisted in the Commercial Architecture category, Invercargill Central is an ambitious city centre block redevelopment on the South Island of New Zealand. Designed by Buchan, the expansive 15,137 sqm site has been transformed into a cohesive, masterplanned precinct with […]

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Auckland’s proposed Te Tōangaroa Auckland Stadium a will be the catalyst for a transformational 15-hectare precinct on the edge of the CBD that benefits the entire region well into the future. That’s the message from architects Buchan and HKS and the consortium at Buchan’s recent ‘Think Precinct’ event in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. The event invited […]

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Noosa Civic Village

A significant milestone has been reached with Stockwell’s lodgement of a Development Application for a new mixed-use village precinct in the heart of Noosaville. Buchan is the design lead for the proposed Noosa Civic Mixed Use Village precinct and refurbishment of the existing Noosa Civic shopping centre; part of the broader Noosa Business Centre masterplan […]

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