Once the location of Brisbane’s first produce markets, the newly designed urban development weaves together the city grid and the river’s edge to create a new intersection at the convergence of Creek and Mary Streets, whilst reestablishing previously lost vistas to the river. The $2.1 billion transformation of the Eagle Street Pier and Waterfront Place precinct, is a truly incredible, city-shaping project for the Queensland capital.
The project is not simply about the two impressive workplace towers that will enhance Brisbane’s skyline, but rather the the positive urban impact upon the city, and the opportunities it brings to the people of Brisbane. The waterfront, once segregated by a confluence of buildings and mismatched connections is now characterised by a rich, interconnected network of new public realm spaces of varying size, orientation and character. The key organisational pathways through the site are conceived as extensions of Mary Street and Creek Street, reconnecting the city grid to the river.
Over 9,000 sqm of public realm has been created along the river – a widened promenade for cyclist and pedestrians, with verdant greened space, shaded outdoor meeting areas, paths, and terraced steps, all capitalising on Brisbane’s subtropical climate. The riverwalk spans 280 meters with a minimum 6 meter wide thoroughfare making it an engaging and safe way to move through the new precinct. It represents a significant investment in the Brisbane’s public infrastructure, aligning with the Council’s River’s Edge Strategy.
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