Issue 31, April 2016
Sydney’s most prestigious residential developments are well under construction, their architect KOICHI TAKADA has experienced both living and designing with a minimalist approach. Size doesn’t limit us, he suggests, but instead encourages us to enliven the space.
It’s a minimal life
We are surrounded with the overwhelming amount of things today, which reflect our busy lifestyles. Many of these things are also the products of ‘fast’ living. More emphasis is given to the efficiency of mass production and consumerism, looking towards quantity as opposed to the uniqueness and quality of craftsmanship.… Read more
EAST VILLAGE Urban Marketplace
bob International Magazine of Space Design
Issue 141, April 2016
EAST VILLAGE URBAN MARKETPLACE
East Village introduces a unique experience by creating an urban marketplace under a forest canopy. With a sustainable approach at the heart of the vision, Designers designed to let nature in – to express an organic beauty using raw colour, texture, honest materiality and engaging their senses. ‘Forests’ is a theme of East Village interior design that builds on the architectural concept of hybrid mix-use residential living in a park. It seels to draw the landscape of the park inside the built form to create… Read more
INFINITY by Crown Group
Architectural Review Asia Pacific
Sky high, life in the clouds
ar144, April 2016
“With tall buildings, people have the ambition to go higher and higher, but going vertical brings with it a lot of issues. The tall scale might work in the context of the city, but for humans, it can just feel too tall. We want to humanise tall buildings, to celebrate the pedestrian level and consider how people experience it.” Koichi Takada
The distinctive loop shape of the Infinity by Crown Group building is a result of a considered approach from Koichi… Read more
Groundbreaking Held for 20-Story Infinity Building in Sydney
CTBUH Global News
18 March 2016
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the planned 20-story Infinity building – part of the transformation of Green Square from an industrial zone into a thriving residential hub.
The scheme is the latest project from Australian property developer Crown Group. Both the developer’s CEO, Iwan Sunito, and Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 17.
Set to become one of Green Square’s most recognized structures, the building by Koichi Takada Architects will be distinguished by its unique looped shape and the large void… Read more