Proposition 2065 was designed by Peddle Thorp Architects, that located in Sydney, Australia, The site functions as a circulation hub; designed to interact with the surrounding buildings and spaces, thereby activating the precinct. Retail activities complement existing businesses at the Forum. Provision of commercial space offers the opportunity to consolidate existing healthcare, educational and graphic design uses.
It offers significant employment capacity with the provision of commercial and retail opportunities, which are supported by a diverse mix of community facilities and amenities. Pedestrian walkways and bicycle paths weave through the site, integrating it into the existing neighbourhood fabric and connecting it to local laneways, the Hospital, St Leonard’s station, the Forum and Talus Reserve.
The development aims to optimise resource efficiency through the selection of low environmental impact materials, the provision of space for the storage of recyclable waste and the collection of organic waste for use as compost for the community gardens. Affordable housing provides accommodation for key workers associated with the adjacent healthcare and educational facilities, improving social equity.