The entire green square is approximately 278ha in size, about 4.5km south of central Sydney and north of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport. Includes the suburbs of Zetland and Beaconsfield and parts of Roseberry, Alexandria and Waterloo.
This report will focus mainly on the centre of this area which is the Green Square Town Centre; it is essentially placed in the suburb of Zetland and only has 13.74 hectares.
1.2 Historical Background
The Green Square Town Centre has been used, for much of the 20th century, for a variety of industrial purposes. The area was characterised by large commercial super lots and low quality buildings, storages and parking areas. The Town Centre covers an area of 13.74 hectares.
1.3 Extent of the Development
The purpose of this project is to transform the prior industrial area into a modern and vibrant sustainable village to live and work connecting with the surrounding neighbourhood and transform south Sydney in a more sustainable city. By 2030 its expected that about 40.000 are housed ate Green Square and attract 22.000 workers.
The creation of this new urban environment will develop the road network, introduce open spaces and develop the service infrastructure in a responsible manner, incorporating environmental sustainable measures.
1.4 Stakeholders (people involved)
1.5 Methods of investigation
2 Biophysical Base
Is around the Civic plaza and Ebsworth Street that the commercial and retail uses are concentrated. The ground level consisting of commerce and above ground level consisting of mostly residential uses.
The building construction was arranged to maximise the sunlight into the main plaza and improve environmental features. The buildings will be up to 10 storeys high. There will be...