Mary, Mother of Mercy Church

The Burleigh Heads Catholic Parish commissioned the design and
construction of a new parish on a hillside location at Burleigh Heads.

Burleigh Waters | Queensland | Australia

project team

Client | Burleigh Heads Catholic Parish

Architect | Peddle Thorpe

Builder | Stokes Wheeler

Shire | Gold Coast City Council

The Burleigh Heads Catholic Parish commissioned the design and construction of a new parish on a hillside location at Burleigh Heads.

Architect – Peddle Thorpe delivered Architectural design for this distinctive building and Citicene were engaged for Landscape Architectural services from concept through to completion. 

This project required detailed services from a number of specialists related to Landscape including Arborist services and Ecology services. Citicene, coordinated engagement of specialists to work as part of the design team to deliver satisfactory outcomes for all stakeholders including the local authority – Gold Coast City Council. 

The landscape architectural design enhances the site, integrates the new buildings with the surrounding context, and contributes to user amenity. 

Specific landscape architectural services included schematic design as well as contract documentation for ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ landscape works across the site.

Architectural render of Burleigh Catholic Parish

enhance pedestrian
circulation and access

Citicene also negotiated approvals for tree works with the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to address New Legislative Framework with regard to vegetation on the Gold Coast. 

provide spaces to congregate,
relax, socialise & connect

Elevation of Mary, Mother of Mercy Church
Elevation of Mary, Mother of Mercy Church

integrate the landscape with the surrounding context

Citicene delivered landscape approvals through Gold Coast City Council and supervised landscape construction throughout the construction period. 

Landscape concept plan of Burleigh Catholic Parish