Burleigh | Queensland

Burleigh Esplanade Apartments

Burleigh Esplanade Apartments

Project Highlights

Developed a Masterplan for the redevelopment of the entire site for Council approval
Project involved extensive site analysis and integration of new and existing elements
Successful engagement with relevant stakeholders including the Resort’s body corporate and consultancy team
The Burleigh Esplanade Apartments is a local beachfront resort and LEAD were engaged by the Body Corporate to develop a Concept Masterplan for significant refurbishment works throughout the site and subsequent lodgement for Council development approval. The design focused on the refurbishment of the existing front entry and outdoor pool terrace, as well as the creation of new entry signage, poolside cabana and bbq terrace, exercise facilities, yoga lawn and tennis courts. The masterplan also incorporated analysis and improvement of the existing site circulation and functionality through re-grading for compliance with relevant Australian accessibility standards.
Burleigh Esplanade Apartments - Burleigh  | Queensland


The proposed development was constrained by its lack of available areas for deep planting and the site had significant level change to be dealt with The project required imaginative approaches to ensure effective screening and amenity within the landscape along with sensitive design to the eastern interface with the dune areas and A-line.

Our Approach

The careful use of the available space enabled the design to achieve effective screening and allowed for the creation of spaces for sanctuary and relaxation within the landscape including a sunken courtyard which the development looked onto for borrowed landscape. Use of endemic species and soft treatments to the beach/dune edge grounded the development within the surrounding beach environment.

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