Collaborators

Developer: Banco Group

Banco Group has been building homes in Melbourne for more than 50 years. Recent projects include Smith & Co. in Collingwood and Footscray Plaza in Footscray.

Currently, Banco Group is bringing its expertise in growing modern, urban communities to the Kensington River Walk in Kensington, and the East Brunswick Village project in East Brunswick.

Architects and interiors: JAM Architects

JAM Architects approach each project as a unique opportunity to explore its relevance in the context of time, people and place. Its team develops innovative solutions and techniques, delivering buildings and interiors that are commercially grounded and environmentally conscious.

Art curator: ADA Consulting

One of Australia’s leading public art consultants, Andy Dinan has almost two decades of experience in the art space. She established Andy Dinan Art Consultant in 2010 and specialises in integrating art into large- and small-scale property developments. Andy is a passionate supporter of local art and artists and is responsible for many of the head turning major public art works that adorn some of Melbourne’s newest buildings.

Landscape design: Dan Palmer

Dan Palmer is an internationally respected permaculture design consultant, author and teacher. He is passionate about mimicking nature by creating sustainable human habitats. Dan co-directs several organisations including Very Edible Gardens, a Brunswick-based company helping people transform their backyards into lush, edible enclaves.

Public artist: Al Stark

Currently based in Melbourne, Al Stark maintains a comprehensive studio and commission-based arts practice that incorporates a diverse range of mediums including drawing, painting, installation, printmaking and sculpture.