Location Alkimos, WA, Australia
Services Sustainable design and Green Star consultancy
Imagery © Lendlease
+61 8 9421 3703
Alkimos is Perth’s newest masterplanned community, plans include a regional town centre, a coastal village, possible marina facilities, substantial public open space and a range of social and community infrastructure. Upon completion Alkimos will cover 711 hectares comprising approximately 7,000 homes and be home to over 50,000 people.
Cundall worked with Lendlease and the design team to achieve Australia’s first 6 star Green Star Communities rating. Using elements from both the Communities v0 and Communities v0.1 tools, this rating demonstrates leadership and commitment to sustainability by encouraging diversity, efficiency, innovation and economic development.
The project site will eventually host 3.6 hectares of playing fields, six hectares of conservation reserves and 41 hectares of dune and foreshore reserves. All homes will be within 800 metres of both the local centre and transport links. Thirty per cent of the site will be reserved for open space; no home will be more than 200 metres from a park, and walking and cycle paths will link the beach, the town centre and the train station. WiFi will be provided in major public spaces to foster economic and social opportunities.
Key sustainability innovations at Alkimos Beach currently include:
Cundall is currently working on the Green Star Communities PILOT rating for the 6 hectare Waterbank Precinct Development site in Perth.
Kings Square has become the first office building in Australia to incorporate Green Star’s new life cycle assessment points.
Cundall's engineering consultancy services cover the entire life cycle of any building project. Clients find our ‘total solutions’ approach saves them time, money and effort.
We will add value to your project by opening our minds, exchanging ideas and thinking creatively.
Cundall's expertise extends to all major markets, so we have a deep understanding of the specific issues, constraints and opportunities facing our clients' market sectors.
Our team of creative engineers draw on our accumulated knowledge to devise the best possible solutions for your project in a fully integrated and cost-effective way.
Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.