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Tuart Lakes Lifestyle Village

Community retirement living south of Perth with resort-style amenities

  • $250M

    Project Value

  • Perth, Western Australia

    Perth, Western Australia

Resort-style retirement in Western Australia with green credentials

The new retirement village at Tuart Lakes in Baldivis, south of Perth, was proposed to offer the elderly community aged care support. The resort-style facilities would feature a new clubhouse for residents, providing function space, indoor and outdoor pools, a gym, cinema, and a café/bar.

National Lifestyle Villages engaged our acoustic, electrical, hydraulic, sustainability, and structural consultants to design the resort-style community. In every aspect, we considered optimum health and wellbeing and incorporated features such as low volatile organic compound finishes and furniture selections and above-standard ventilation provision. Environmental impact was also lowered through the reuse of industrial waste during construction, and renewable energy was introduced with accompanying long-term cost benefits. The inclusion of a heat recovery system maintains a comfortable pool-room temperature year-round and, again, leads to cost savings.

Our disciplines collaborated to achieve a 6-star Public Building v1 Green Star rating, effectively raising the bar for our client. The integrated design delivers premium facilities in tandem with significant improvements in energy use—a 66% reduction in comparison to similar facilities—and offsite water demand—a 95% reduction.

At a Glance

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Architect
Oldfield Knott Architects
Meet Our Team

Matthew Quin, Principal, Senior Electrical Project Engineer

I thrive on the challenges that arise in major healthcare and laboratory projects and particularly enjoy engaging with stakeholders during the design process.
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Ralf Boepple, Principal, Hydraulic Section Manager

I love the challenge on each project and working with the client and project team to deliver a first-class service.
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Gary Sollitt, Principal, Senior Structural Project Engineer

There is a great sense of satisfaction in seeing a building used as envisioned and knowing I was integral to its existence.
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Prasanna Suraweera, Director, Senior Sustainability Project Engineer/Australian Discipline Leader, Sustainability

There are a thousand sustainability options out there and I love finding the right path to meet the client’s needs.
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Andrew Wakelam, Principal, Mechanical Section Manager

I’m a people person—I thrive on the collaborative process with both the project design team and between the disciplines at Stantec.
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Imran Khan, Principal, Acoustics Section Manager

There’s always acoustic complexities to be resolved, and I relish the opportunity to create environments that meet my client’s needs.
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Matthew Quin

Principal, Senior Electrical Project Engineer

Ralf Boepple

Principal, Hydraulic Section Manager

Gary Sollitt

Principal, Senior Structural Project Engineer

Prasanna Suraweera

Director, Senior Sustainability Project Engineer/Australian Discipline Leader, Sustainability

Andrew Wakelam

Principal, Mechanical Section Manager

Imran Khan

Principal, Acoustics Section Manager

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