Settlers Square and Halpin Way
AILA Victoria 2013 Urban Design Award
Settlers Square and Halpin Way was awarded the AILA Victoria 2013 Urban Design Award. Project team was: Aspect Studios (lead consultant), Williams Boag Architects, Electrolight, and Arup.
Settlers Square provides an important link between the railway station and Halpin Way while astutely resolving complex level changes and providing a new public square – an event space and destination point in its own right. Of especial note in the development of the design of the square was the use of advanced digital modelling and optimisation techniques.
The jury found that: 'Overall, the project makes a substantial contribution to Dandenong, providing a well-detailed, high quality civic environment.'
Settlers Square and Halpin Way (arial view)