Christie Walk

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Christie Walk, Sturt Street facade

Christie Walk is a model ecological cohousing development in central Adelaide, Australia. It consists of 27 dwellings on a 2,000 square metres site.[1] It was designed by local architect Paul Downton and completed in 2006.[2] Its innovative aspects include energy and water saving measures, use of ethical finance and use of recycled non-toxic materials.[3]


The development has been included as a case study in the Australian Government's guide to environmentally sustainable homes[4] and inspired similar projects such as Aldinga EcoVillage and a cohousing in Canberra.[3]


  1. ^ WWF: "Walk through an eco-village", 1 March 2012
  2. ^ Australian Institute of Landscape Architects: "case study #9 Eco-Village", retrieved 27 October 2013
  3. ^ a b World Habitat Awards: "Christie Walk EcoCity Project", retrieved 27 October 2013
  4. ^ Australian Government: Guide to environmentally sustainable homes, retrieved 27 October 2013

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Coordinates: 34°56′00″S 138°35′47″E / 34.933221°S 138.596475°E / -34.933221; 138.596475