Hook Island Masterplan

A sensitive masterplan to re-imagine Hook Island, supporting a sustainable development model through light touch structures and systems.

Project team:
Andrew Burns, Dmitriy Lewicki, Jaymus Lim

In collaboration with Bauenort development advisory and Tract planning, Architecture AND have completed a masterplan for Hook Island, setting a platform for the reinvention of this site as a key location within the Whitsundays into the future.

The project employs a light touch approach, including reversible structures, water and energy efficient accommodation models. A distinctive element is the 'Outdoor House', an elaborated deck comprising living, dining and kitchen spaces set in the hillside, serving distribute visitors across the island and providing appealing spaces in addition to the beaches; Main Beach and Stingray Bay.

Working in consultation with Whitsunday Regional Council, development consent has been secured for the masterplan and associated planning controls.

Site plan.

The 'outdoor house' - providing alternative gathering spaces to assist dispersion across the island.

Main beach.

Lodge, section.

Aerial photograph.