Urban Design

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Terras Landscape Architects engage in urban design by strategically combining their expertise in spatial planning, environmental considerations, and community dynamics. Terras assess existing urban spaces, identifying opportunities for enhancement and addressing challenges. Integrating elements such as green spaces, pedestrian-friendly pathways, and aesthetically pleasing designs, landscape architects contribute to the creation of vibrant and sustainable urban environments.

Collaborating with other professionals in the design and planning process, Terras work to balance functionality, aesthetics, and the well-being of the community.

By considering factors like accessibility, cultural significance, and environmental sustainability, landscape architects play a key role in shaping urban landscapes that are not only visually appealing but also conducive to the diverse needs and lifestyles of the residents. Through thoughtful and holistic design approaches, Terras landscape architects contribute significantly to the vitality and resilience of urban areas.

Harbour Square

Foreshore Public Promenade

Part of the revitalisation of the derelict harbour foreshore. Linked to the civic axis and engaging people

Public Domain

Public Access + Enjoyment

Foreshore promenade and public open space associated with the adjoining Maritime Centre.

Town Axis

City Axis Design Aligned to Memorial Park

Strong visual connections and view corridors.

Former Shipwright

Waterfront Development

Public open space forms a node at the bridge and traffic intersection. Shipwright heritage in art reference.

Public Open Space

Outdoor Entertaining Areas

Extensive high quality open spae areas conform to design guidelines to ensure consistent outcomes.


New City Proposal

Masterplan concepts for a new regional town.

Foreshore Spaces

Materials and Finishes

Material palette selected to complement each other as an integrated design.

Mainstreet Program

Streetscape Improvements

Integration of dining and cafe areas with the public domain.

Streetscape Concert

Townscape Elements

Provising the space for public use and landscape within new proposals.

Planning Principles

Visual and Character Analysis

Identification of principal design nodes

Planning Principles

Visual and Character Analysis

Site Assessment & Design Princples


Build Forms

Collaborative design.


Public Foreshore Areas

Concepts for new foreshore promenades and parks.



Landscape concepts.

Shadows Past

Heritage References

Shadows of the former tallships fall across the footways.


Site Analysis Diagrams

Establishment of design principles.