University of New South Wales, Alumni Park


University of New South Wales, Alumni Park

LocationUniversity of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW
ClientUniversity of New South Wales
ServicesMaster Planning, Landscape Architecture
Site Area2.5 ha (6.0 ac)

OCULUS Australia, Fender Katsalidis Architects, and Turpin + Crawford Studio were shortlisted to prepare a competition submission for the University of New South Wales Alumni Park on the western edge of the Kensington campus.

The concept for the Alumni Park incorporates the University’s ideal of high quality, accessible public programming. The vision reflects and promotes the campus’s unique sense of place by interweaving the landscape, art, and architecture into a programmable epidermis allowing for site responsive activity and events. This effectively creates a series of “outdoor rooms” or precincts within the overall structure of the park.

The spatial types and functions of the precincts follow a connected progressive sequence from: