The $6 billion transformation of Barangaroo will reaffirm Sydney’s standing as a global city and attract new investment. It will also restore public access to a part of the harbour that has been locked away for more than a century.
Over time, 23,000 people will live and work in the precinct with 33,000 people expected to visit Barangaroo each day – that’s 12 million people a year.
Barangaroo is the result of the highest level of design excellence from Australia and overseas. The international design team includes renowned landscape architect Peter Walker, who is designing Sydney’s newest harbour headland park. The Master Planner is Lord Richard Rogers, a Pritzker Prize Winner. The Australian design excellence team includes Richard Francis Jones; Andrew Anderson; Sacha Coles; Ken Maher; Tony Caro; and Alex Tzannes.
Barangaroo will be the first precinct of its size in the world to be climate positive. The development will generate and export more water than it uses, deliver zero waste to landfill and achieve carbon neutrality by generating renewable energy.
Barangaroo will boast a fully-integrated public transport system, with 96 per cent of people coming to Barangaroo using public transport, walking or cycling. Only 4 per cent of traffic will be attributed to cars, compared to city average of 18 per cent.
Cutting edge design and world-class sustainability measures make Barangaroo one of only 17 Clinton Climate Initiative Projects in the world.
The precinct’s harbour side promenade completes the 14km harbour foreshore walk from Woolloomooloo to ANZAC Bridge. This 22 hectare site is owned by the NSW Government and managed by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority.
• A grand harbour park for Sydney with continuous waterfront promenade
• Inspired by the 1836 shoreline, the entire headland will be planted with native bushland and edged by rocky sandstone ledges and tidal pools
• Includes a new cultural centre built within the headland, as well as bush walks, picnic areas, walking paths, water access and tidal pools
• Six hectares of parkland, opening in 2015
Relocate to White Bay in 2013
• Currently home to a temporary cruise passenger terminal which will relocate to White Bay in 2012
• A cultural and civic focal point for recreation, relaxation, events, festivals and entertainment
• Continued strategic planning and community consultation will help determine the best sue for Sydney
• A major business, tourism, residential and retail precinct opening onto public waterfront promenade
• Financial services hub – will deliver the large floor plate office space demanded by tenants
• Lend Lease awarded right to develop Barangaroo South in 2009, following public bid process
• First building targeted for completion in 2015
Construction of Headland Park and Barangaroo South commences
2012 – 2014
Headland Park and Barangaroo South construction continues
Headland Park opens. First buildings at Barangaroo South complete. Barangaroo/Wynyard pedestrian links complete
For more information, visit: www.barangaroo.com.au
Photos (top to bottom): Barangaroo South City Walk; Barangaroo South Cultural Centre; Barangaroo South Ferry Wharves; and Headland Park (Merriman Street).