Alex and Dean’s case-study discussion examines the Adelaide Oval Fig Tree Plaza project.

To say the project brief was testing from the outset is a major under statement, as the cultural heritage significance of the Fig trees was deemed vulnerable.

Resolution of project outcomes was devised through effective conversations, good collaboration and passionate perseverance.

The case study reveals the project constraints and the challenges of construction around existing, major, iconic trees.

Insights can be gained into the application and details of permeable paving; WSUD carparking and other low-tech solutions.