Dairy Road Foreshore

Canberra, Australia (In re-development)

Currently made up of seven main buildings tenanted to government and private businesses, the site is located two kilometres from the Canberra Airport, and eight from the CBD and surrounded by incredible bush and lake. The development of this site is informed by everything we’ve done to date. It’s also where we grow the honey for the Monster kitchen and bar1Monster kitchen and bar is the physical and metaphorical seed of Hotel Hotel. It’s the public life of the building and the living room of the hotel’s guests. . The initial phases will be implemented over 2016-2017 using the opportunities available under the existing zone with a focus on “makers and creators” with an emphasis on food2Our interest in food manifests theoretically and practically. As well as working with producers we’ve become producers ourselves: the NewActon garden supplies A. Baker fresh produce and we collect honey from our East Lake Foreshore for Monster kitchen and bar. and produce.

The intention is to accommodate a mixture of

residential, commercial, retail, light industrial, creative3Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and valuable is formed, such as an idea, a scientific theory, an invention, a literary work, a painting, a musical composition, a system, a joke, etc. It is the process of producing something that is both original and worthwhile, It can come in many forms and can be applied to all areas of life and work. uses and cultural uses developed as a dense urban village.

This initial phase will also see improvements to bicycle linkages to the external network, creation of initial public spaces, on-site stormwater treatment and forward landscaping. Following the rezoning of the land the range of land uses will be progressively broadened to include retail, recreation, leisure, commercial offers and ultimately residential.

We love pictures and story telling. With them we create visual essays of the landscape, our projects and curiosities.

Currently made up of seven main buildings tenanted to government and private businesses, the site is located two kilometres from the Canberra Airport, and eight from the city centre and surrounded by incredible bush and lake. The development of this site is informed by everything we’ve learned to date in making places that matter. It’s also where we grow the honey for the Monster kitchen and bar1Monster kitchen and bar is the physical and metaphorical seed of Hotel Hotel. It’s the public life of the building and the living room of the hotel’s guests. . The initial phases will be implemented over 2016-2017 using the opportunities available under the existing zone with a focus on “makers and creators” with an emphasis on food2Our interest in food manifests theoretically and practically. As well as working with producers we’ve become producers ourselves: the NewActon garden supplies A. Baker fresh produce and we collect honey from our East Lake Foreshore for Monster kitchen and bar. and produce.

The intention is to accommodate a mixture of

residential, commercial, retail, light industrial, creative3Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and valuable is formed, such as an idea, a scientific theory, an invention, a literary work, a painting, a musical composition, a system, a joke, etc. It is the process of producing something that is both original and worthwhile, It can come in many forms and can be applied to all areas of life and work. uses and cultural uses developed as a dense urban village.

This initial phase will also see improvements to bicycle linkages to the external network, creation of initial public spaces, on-site stormwater treatment and forward landscaping. Following the rezoning of the land the range of land uses will be progressively broadened to include retail, recreation, leisure, commercial offers and ultimately residential.

We love pictures and story telling. With them we create visual essays of the landscape, our projects and curiosities.

Project NameDiary Road Foreshore
Project TypeMixed use urban renewal project
Design TeamOculus, Fender Katsalidis Architects, UP and Molonglo Group
Size14.5 hectares
StatusIn re-development