Landscape

(Re)generated

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(Re)generated will act as a catalyst for a new reality of change, creating conditions for a diversified and sustainable economy, reducing the current dependency on industry rich production. Regional towns and communities are falling behind, hesitant to adapt to a new alternative reality. A futuristic approach, creating an identity which aims to reduce current dependence on unsustainable practices, while rewiring the current outcomes of culture, economy, and the environment.

(RE)generated

(re)generated outlines and creates a new response to sustainable economic drivers in regional areas, breaking the current assumptions in relation to resources and what is value in the landscape

Gladstone in 2070 will represent a shift which illustrate a huge leap towards alternative energy solutions, making a bridge between a clean economy which focuses on the sustainment of people and the environment. By highlighting large scale productions of energy and the natural conditions of wind as a catalyst, the project will be used to power the region and provide change.

If we increase coal production to fill the energy gap, our known reserves only give us just 52 years left.

Heinberg, R., Fridley, D. The end of cheap coal. Nature 468, 367–369 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/468367a
Gladstone 2070 depicts the spread of alternative production and spread of a community growing. The harbour and coastline represent scenic viewpoint of environmental importance and a new identity of wind. The surrounding inland coast locations are utilised for the generation and storage of wind within the develop wind infrastructure, reshaping the skyline and connection to wind energy. The surrounding landscape now represents a catalyst of biological significance in which grows with the introduction and rebirth of environmental importance.

Spinniker Towers

Gladstone 2070 depicts the spread of alternative production and spread of a community growing. The harbour and coastline represents the scenic viewpoint of environmental importance and a new identity of wind. The surrounding inland coast locations are utilised for the generation and storage of wind within the developed wind infrastructure, reshaping the skyline and connection to wind energy. The surrounding landscape now represents a catalyst of biological significance in which grows with the introduction and rebirth of environmental importance.

Connor O'Loughlin

Growing up in a small, rural and industrial community of Gladstone, QLD, Connor was fortunate to be surrounded by unique environments and landscapes ranging from mountainous forms, open pastures, coastal views and dense bushland. This diversity of these landscapes in Connor's life, gave him the confidence to strive for this lifestyle of a Landscape Architect so others can enjoy these environments as much as he has.