South Bank Corporation is taking advantage of the slower winter period to oversee a series of renewal projects to its retail areas.
In a significant change for the Parklands, the Corporation is transforming the ageing Arbour View Cafés into an innovative pop-up space that will showcase the creativity of independent Queensland artists over its lifespan.
Due for completion in late 2017, the 3,000 square metre space will feature three distinctive areas: a grassy relaxation zone; an immersion and play area focused around an exciting new installation; and a curated creative performance area for independent Queensland artists from a broad mix of cultural disciplines.
The new purpose-designed community arts and performance space will rejuvenate the Arbour View Cafe site and offer the public free visual, interactive and immersive experiences.
Changing creative experiences is at the forefront of what is delivered to the public in urban precincts nationally and internationally. The Corporation will keep this pop-up creative site in place for at least 18 months while South Bank Corporation and its stakeholders, evaluate the best usage for the site as part of its Master Planning review.
South Bank Corporation is confident that re-purposing the Arbour View Cafés through this renewal project will add immediate value to South Bank's visitor experiences.