The space exudes a vibrant and expressive energy through materials selected; with colour & pattern drawn from tradition.

The space exudes a vibrant and expressive energy through materials selected; with colour & pattern drawn from tradition.

category: workplace

project name: Anindilyakwa Land Council

location: Cairns Central Plaza, Cairns City

size: 195sqm

completed: March 2017

The Cairns support facilities for the Groote Eylandt staff fulfil a diverse range of roles.  This new premises follows on from the two administration offices in the same building.  These premises however are much more than a daily working environment; they are a gathering place for the Traditional Owners; a place to plan and set strategies for the future development of the communities on the islands.

Crucially then, the space exudes a vibrant and expressive energy through materials selected; with colour & pattern drawn from tradition.  The studio layout combines various zones that are flexible in their configuration as planning sessions for large & small groups move from meeting table; to kitchen; to lounge and back; as they work through the deliberations.  This is a discursive process that must be comfortable for all stakeholders to develop ideas in their own ways.

category: workplace

project name: Anindilyakwa Land Council Office

location: Cairns Central Plaza, Cairns City

size: 195sqm

completed: March 2017

The Cairns support facilities for the Groote Eylandt staff fulfil a diverse range of roles.  This new premises follows on from the two administration offices in the same building.  These premises however are much more than a daily working environment; they are a gathering place for the Traditional Owners; a place to plan and set strategies for the future development of the communities on the islands.

Crucially then, the space exudes a vibrant and expressive energy through materials selected; with colour & pattern drawn from tradition.  The studio layout combines various zones that are flexible in their configuration as planning sessions for large & small groups move from meeting table; to kitchen; to lounge and back; as they work through the deliberations.  This is a discursive process that must be comfortable for all stakeholders to develop ideas in their own ways.

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