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Pentridge Piazza Redevelopment, Melbourne, Australia 
Friday 09 Sep 2005
 
Pentridge Piazza Redevelopment 
 
 
 
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Pentridge Prison Redevelopment Masterplan has been conceived as a vibrant new urban village within Coburg, consistent with Moreland City Council's Coburg 2020 vision and principles established in Melbourne 2030. The proposal has been designed in direct collaboration with heritage and local government authorities and will begin construction in mid 2004. The 150 year old bluestone Prison, formerly the H.M. Pentridge Prison component of the Coburg Prison Complex, was closed in 1997 and tendered for private development in 1999. The former prison, enclosed within a 6 metre high permiter bluestone wall, is to be redeveloped as a significant european style Piazza with active and attractive, pedestrian and cycle focused, publicly accessible open space, retail, commercial, institutional and community facilities, as well as various types of residential development. A Heritage Interpretation Strategy, in conjunction with a detailed outline of proposed Design Guidelines has been documented to assist the management of significant heritage conservation works to be undertaken across the development site. The adaptive re-use of primary heritage buildings and structures is a committment the design team has made to the creation of a unique landmark site within the heart of Coburg, both a tourist attraction and destination for a diverse community.

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McGauran Giannini Soon Pty Ltd Architects

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