Commonwealth Games Village / The Parklands

  • Client: Gold Coast City Council, QLD
  • Year: 2013 – 2017
  • Collaboration: Lat27, Cardno

This multi-award-winning project converted TheParklands (the athlete’s village from the 2018 Commonwealth Games) into a health, knowledge, and residential precinct.

The centrepiece is a large multifunctional parkland that incorporates regional flood storages, bioretention basins, and a waterway. DesignFlow developed the WSUD strategy, completed detailed designs, and supervised  construction of the stormwater management systems.


  • PIA Queensland Commendation for Great Place
  • Queensland Minister’s Award for Urban Design
  • AILA Gold Coast Regional Commendation for Urban Design
  • AILA Queensland Karl Langer Award for Urban Design
  • AILA Queensland Landscape Award for Civic Landscape
  • UDIA Queensland President’s Award
  • UDIA Queensland Award of Excellence for Consultant’s Excellence