Welcome to By The Water, created by Englobo to share the Kingston Foreshore story. As Canberra's only urban waterside community starts to emerge, we invite you to follow the journey, discover the people behind the places and stay up to date with this growing and vibrant destination.

The Merchant Kingston Foreshore

The Merchant provides a sophisticated yet relaxed dining experience with an emphasis on classic loved dishes. Owner Beatrix Nagy has put together a comfortable and modern space with the feel … more

The first of a series of Kingston Foreshore sessions, known as Sip & Chill, went well for the Walt & Mazz caravan of coolness on a cold but entertaining Friday … more

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Andrew Barr
Kingston Foreshore

By the Water Magazine launch

Chief Minister Andrew Barr was on hand to launch the latest issue of By the Water Magazine at the Element display suite yesterday afternoon. A number of stakeholders attended the launch, which included a walk through of the soon to be ...


Powerhouse Canberra

100 Years of the Powehouse

One of the most charming elements of the Kingston Foreshore is the effortless way that the state of the art contemporary built forms contrast with the beautiful remnants of our history. Marked by contemporary architecture or the intelligent web based ...


Kingston Foreshore urban renewal

Kingston Foreshore: An urban renewal project for all to enjoy.

For a long time, discussion of the Kingston Foreshore has been focused on what’s to come – the vision of ‘life by the water’. Ever since The Colin Stewart Master Plan won the Kingston Foreshore National Design Competition in 1997, ...


Wild Duck

Wild Duck

Since opening its doors just under three years ago, Wild Duck has staked its claim on the luxe end of Asian dining in the capital. The first serious restaurant to open at Kingston Foreshore, it has impressed politicians, corporate diners ...


In a bright and sunlit corner of Megalo Print Studio and Gallery, master printer John Loane is busy working on an etching for New Zealand artist John Reynolds. The work … more