Merran Morrison was invited to join Hassell and Bjarke Ingels Group to tender to provide master planning services for Barangaroo Central in Sydney.
The Barangaroo Delivery Authority had an outstanding response from Australian and International firms representing 10 countries. Following assessment and evaluation, the Authority shortlisted 5 teams to deliver presentations and participate in interviews, prior to the final selection being made in December 2012.
The Master Plan for Barangaroo Central will complete the long term vision for Barangaroo, creating a new precinct linking the six hectare Headland Park with Lend Lease’s Barangaroo South financial hub. It will create an vision for Barangaroo Central allowing long term flexibility to include a range of cultural, civic, mixed use, commercial, residential, and retail opportunities.
The successful team appointed as the Barangaroo central master planner will lead the development of the conceptual vision for the precinct leading to the design of an excellent and exciting Central Master Plan. The Authority intends to select a team by mid December 2012 to commence master planning work in the first quarter of 2013.