Beautiful illustrations give life to the Ecovillage

If you follow the Ecovillage on Instagram or Facebook, you will have already seen two of the three hand-drawn conceptual illustrations we recently commissioned from talented architect, Niall Browne of @coveneybrowndesign.

Artist’s impression of the future Village Square

The first concept is a street-level perspective of the Village Square looking from the piazza in front of the Food Hub towards the tavern with the backpackers’ accommodation on the right. You can almost feel the laidback social vibe of the space with people strolling along the leafy pathways, browsing in the retail stores and studios that front the Square, and picnicking on the shady lawn or decked areas before an outdoor movie.

Ground level perspective of a community garden

The second ground level perspective depicts our vision of daily life in one of the cluster community gardens. These beautiful, productive and social spaces will hum with activity and life, becoming the central meeting point for neighbours who live in the 20 or so surrounding houses. Carefully designed using permaculture principles, they will be functional, attractive, accessible and fun spaces for everyone regardless of age, capability or interest.

Bird’s eye view of residential cluster 1A

The final illustration gives a bird’s eye view of a fully established residential cluster showing well-built sustainable homes surrounding the central community garden, intersected by trails and fringed by mature, productive street trees. Solar panels and rainwater tanks feature heavily of course, and you can also see the rain garden pond, netted orchard and EV charging stations with electric cars in the drive-through utility area.