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Infinity by Crown Group receives Honorable Mention in the inaugural American Architecture Prize

24 October 2016

Making its debut on the architecture award circuit, the American Architecture Prize (AAP) announced its top prizes this month in New York on World Architecture Day, 3 October 2016.

Created to advance the appreciation of the best in International Architecture for their creativity and innovation, the prize welcomed hundreds of entries across 41 categories in Architectural Design, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design.

Projects were awarded platinum, gold, silver and bronze prizes and Honourable Mentions. Amongst these was our very own Infinity by Crown Group, receiving an Honourable Mention in the Mixed-Use Architecture category. Thank you to the… Read more

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Our clients care about their clients

INDESIGN Magazine
Issue 66, August 2016

How is design responding to the rising complexity of ‘customer care’ environments?

The arrival of online shopping had retailers scared for a moment there. And so they should have been. Why would customers ever want to step foot in a shop again if they can get it quicker, cheaper and with minimum fuss from the comfort of their own home? But the internet can’t offer real world experience and retailers were quick to realise this; upping their game with fitouts that provided engaging customer-experience environments. The designer’s role in this exchange is continuously… Read more

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Beach homes ride wave of popularity

DOMAIN
23 July 2016
Sue Williams

Beach homes ride wave of popularity

The longing for that laidback lifestyle, together with a finite amount of land, has created huge demand for new apartments by the sea.

Nowhere in the Sydney property market has there been more gentrification than in its prime beach side areas.
“Everyone loves a view, as well as being able to live in a seaside location,” says Michael Fox, managing director of CostaFox which is developing the $43-million Bower, six luxury homes designed by Koichi Takada on the waterfront at Manly.
“We’ve had an… Read more

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New apartment price record set in Manly at $33,807 a square metre

FINANCIAL REVIEW
July 20 2016

Sydney real estate price records have tumbled again after a brand new apartment in Manly in Sydney’s northern beaches sold for $9.5 million.

The 281sq m three-bedroom apartment with sweeping Pacific Ocean views at developer CostaFox’s first project at Bower Street fetched a record $33,807 a square metre – the highest price paid for the suburb.
It was acquired by a private local buyer.
The previous Manly record was set in 2008 at $30,000 a square metre for the $12.2 million sale of an apartment at 133 North Steyne Road, Manly.

Although… Read more

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