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whitehall nursing home

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Whitehall is an existing nursing home in Lindfield that has grown and expanded in a rambling and unplanned manner since the 1950’s around an existing 1920’s residence. integratedDESIGNgroup were engaged to redesign the front half of the building and determine the extent of renovation to the rear wing. Our brief was to make the facility feel like `home’, with larger …

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warrigal care

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Prepared in conjunction with HSA this site analysis and imagery was prepared to determine the likely independent living unit (ILU) yield and master plan on an existing aged care site. Interacting with the existing residential aged care facility (RACF) the proposal envisages a series of well orientated boutique buildings to establish well connected communities within a community. The arrangements offer …

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uniting care seniors living masterplan

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Prepared as a master plan for a mixed use ‘Seniors Living’ precinct, integratedDESIGNgroup participated in the design and preparation of material to be included in the precinct development strategy in conjunction with Annand Alcock Urban Design. Our work included providing yield analysis for feasibility studies and urban design priorities in making a coherent and strong new community. Considerations include provision …

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south west sydney

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integratedDESIGNgroup, in conjunction with HSA, were engaged to masterplan a seniors living site as part of a South-West Sydney existing town centre to provide different care levels for 400-500 people. The vision was to create an integrated community enriching the lives of those who live, visit and work on the site by encouraging a healthy & active lifestyle and positive interactions between …

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minchinbury manor

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The AAAC aged care facility at Minchinbury is located on a ‘peninsula’ of land between suburban residential, community parkland and the community hospital. It has developed a hybrid of the institutional and suburban characters of it’s physical and social contexts. At the time of its proposal, the development of the site was contentious, but integratedDESIGNgroup’s careful and sensitive planning arrangement, facade …

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inner west sydney

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This Aged Care Facility is in a process of renewal, rediscovery of the old and clarification of the existing. At the heart of this aged care renewal project is the need to secure the `spirit’ and `community’ that exists between residents and carers whilst unravelling 40 years of modification to three previously unrelated buildings. The outcome is the celebration of historic …

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georges manor

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Prepared under the Seniors SEPP 2004, this concept was developed and presented in 2 weeks. Developed by Advantaged Care the AAAC aged care facility is located in a predominantly medium density housing area, opposite a large public reserve. The development provides for varying levels of care throughout a number of wings. It creates a sense of community and strong connections …

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frank vickery village

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Working in conjunction with HSA, integratedDESIGNgroup were introduced to facilitate design development and discussions with Sutherland Council, with the specific role of designing the form, facade and  landscape elements, to achieve a homely and individual identity for an otherwise large institutional building. The sites included an residential aged care facility (RACF) building and three separate independent living units (ILU) buildings. The …

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central west aged care masterplan

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The proposed masterplan provides strategic and thoughtful options to achieve a coordinated and efficient outcome towards a sustainable and balanced community, within an existing town block. The masterplan is facilitating a long term feasibility analysis and informs property purchase considerations for central west residents. Principles of the masterplan are robust and flexible to accommodate progressive development over time. A key objective …

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catholic health care | bathurst

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Completed in 2006 as a potential master plan the concept explored the integration of self care dwellings, residential aged care facility, and reuse of a heritage building as community centre, with all adjoining a private hospital on the rural fringe of Bathurst. The main objectives of the proposal are to encourage the creation of a new community through developing housing …