Each of the Squares in the City of Adelaide are part of the city’s Park Lands and are unique to their surrounding area. These green spaces provides flexibility for the community, accommodating a variety of activities at varying scales, from picnics to festivals, and provide green walking links to the surrounding city.
Squares also help to reinforce Colonel Light’s ‘park within a city’ feel by reducing the physical and visual dominance of vehicles and buildings and providing valuable green breathing spaces in the city.
Design approaches should support the identity of the local precinct. The large trees and formal plantings often found in Squares are complementary to their scale, and enhance the