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  ACTEW Award

 

 

"Sustainable, integrated developments encouraging enjoyment of the natural environment for all."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Full member of

  • Australian Institute of Landscape Architects
  • Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand
  • The Society of Australian Golf Course Architects

Eco Resort Planning

Enviro Links Design Pty Ltd

 

Enviro Links Design is a comprehensive eco resort planning service to assist with the design and approvals required for a modern eco resort. Our expertise is particularly valuable in sensitive environmental settings. This is backed by 50 + projects experience in coastal or alpine National Parks undertaking environmental assessments and environmental management / landscape designs. Our desire is to provide sensitive integration into the landscape of large 100 + cabin developments or resorts down to premium boutique scale secluded retreats.

Myall Lake Sunset
Myall Lake sunrise from a Myall Shores Eco Resort cabin

Two project examples are :

Myall Shores Eco Resort, Myall Lakes National Park

Enviro Links Design was head consultant for environmental planning, resort masterplanning and landscape design tasks of an established eco-retreat 1.25 hours north of Newcastle including:

1998 New Banksia cabins Review of Environmental Factors (R.E.F.)

2001 Eco Tourism Resort Master Plan and associated R.E.F.

2004 Revised Eco Resort Master Plan and R.E.F. associated with development of 68 new cabins and 47 relocated van / campsites, new conference room and infrastructure. Over 90% of the works were operational in 2005. Also :

  • Detail design of new development cabin siting, paths, roads, service tanks and landscape, plus foreshore revegetation. The design focus was to integrate with the existing vegetation, provide functional layouts offering selected privacy balanced with appealing vistas for a quality Eco Resort setting.
  • Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
  • Management and Maintenance Works Plan (MMWP)
  • EcoMax wastewater system R.E.F.
  • Weed Management Plan

All design and reports were approved by the NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (National Parks and Wildlife Service) and also relevant studies by the Federal Department of Conservation and Heritage. (Similar services provided to the Murramarang Eco Resort 2005 upgrading on the NSW South Coast).

Woodridge at Thredbo Stage 1, Kosciuszko National Park
Landscape design / environmental planning for 30 ski lodges in duplex condominiums sensitively integrated into the alpine landscape of a prior disturbed site. High tree retention and low key but effective rock / log vehicle controls were project features.

2006 and 2007 projects include :

Hawkesbury River Tourist Park Master Plan
Site planning for the upgrading of an existing degraded tourist park focused on the waterskiing community. Siting of 100 premium quality eco-villas each with their own onsite boat garage, plus supplementary camping and van sites and park communal facilities. Road design to allow efficient boat trailer circulation.

Shellharbour Beachside Tourist Park Master Plan
Site planning for the upgrading of an existing ocean front tourist park by incorporating some additional eco-villas and improving park communal facilities.

Myall Shores Eco Resort
Myall Shores Eco Resort simplified layout plan of 80 cabins, 47 campsites, 2 conference rooms and restaurant

  Berambool Resort
Berambool Resort concept, South Coast, NSW *

 

Myall
Myall Shores Eco Resort new cabins at their end of 2004 opening
Myall
Myall Shores Eco Resort cabins overlooking the internationally recognised Myall Lake Ramsar wetlands
Myall Plan
Extract : Myall Shores siting plan illustrating the denser development zone on the prior kikuyu turfed formal camping area. Cabins linked by paths to carpark and the main beach.
Woodridge Thredbo
Woodridge Stage 1 large integrated condominium development, Thredbo, sensitively blending to its setting *
Murramarang
Murramarang Eco Resort overlooking Beagle Bay ocean frontage

Last updated : 4 November 2009