City life on the water
THE NOW Magazine
Last edition we spoke to renowned architect, Koichi Takada, on the design aesthetics of 889 Collins St. As Takada moved onto the neighbouring 883 Collins St, we went back to take a closer look at the heart of the building, and find out why Takada believes apartment living to be the way of the future.
Melbourne’s past has been shaped by urban sprawl – the iconic idea that everyone should have enough space for a Hills Hoist, barbeque, swimming pool (for some) and a car or three. But lately, Melbourne has opened its eyes… Read more
Koichi Takada Architects Awarded GOLD For East Village Retail Precinct
A’DESIGN AWARDS 2015
Koichi Takada Architects have been awarded Gold in the 2015 A’Design Award Competition. The international competition aims to highlight excellence in best design, design concept and oriented products in all creative disciplines and industries. The award focuses on innovation, technology, design and creativity.
http://competition.adesignaward.com/designer.php?profile=149471… Read more
Qantas Magazine – Koichi Takada Talks About Interior Design
Koichi Takada’s architectural approach to interior design has been featured in Qantas Magazine. “Interior design should not be defined as an interior decoration exercise, but ideally connected to architecture, landscape and an even wider context”.
Koichi Takada was born in Hong Kong to Japanese parents, and lived in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Paris, New York and London, before settling in Sydney. Takada, 43, made his mark with an early commission designing interior of Cave Restaurant in Sydney’s Maroubra in 2010. Using timber in creative ways is one of his… Read more
Futuristic flats take a HOLE-ISTIC approach
TITLE MAGAZINE – Futuristic flats take a HOLE-ISTIC approach – Crown Green Square
Featured on the cover of this month’s Title Magazine, our ‘hole-istic’ approach to the design of Green Square crowns it as “one of the most striking and deliciously hip apartment building designs the world has ever seen – and it’s coming soon to Australia”.
From a sci-fi çave’ to blocks with karaoke rooms, developers are going all out to get your attention, writes Michael Murillo.
It’s one of the most striking and deliciously hip apartment building designs the world has… Read more
Koichi Takada Architects shortlisted for East Village
AUSTRALIA INTERIOR DESIGN AWARDS 2015
East Village Retail Precinct by Koichi Takada Architects has been shortlisted for the 2015 Australia Interior Design Awards. Winners are to be announced on Friday 15 May. The annual awards recognised and celebrate interior design excellence across a number of categories. The awards are backed by the Design Institute of Australia and are judged by a panel of nationally acclaimed industry professionals.
Image: Tom Ferguson… Read more