CHRISTOU have led the masterplanning, urban design and development approvals process for the Curtin Exchange Precinct, a major benchmark urban transformation project which realises Stage 01 of the university’s Greater Curtin Masterplan. The project is located 6km from Perth’s CBD, within the ancient country of the Whadjuk Noongar people.
As precinct architect, Christou has worked as both lead urban designer and conductor to stitch together numerous diverse additions by various architectural studios across education, housing, accommodation, retail, commercial and hospitality with new streetscapes and culturally responsive, sustainable landscape to realise Curtin’s vision for a green, low carbon, connected, innovative and progressive community.
The Exchange Precinct urban design successfully integrates:
Jaime Buller, Design Support
James Christou, Design Director
Steven Smyth, Project Architect and Project Leader
6 Degrees, Contributing Architect
Wardle, Contributing Architect
Nettleton Tribe, Contributing Architect
REALMstudios, Landscape Consultant