Habitus 30 x icons
issue 30 (Dec 2015)
WHAT IS AN ICON? A place, a person, an object?
Thirty global creatives nominate their favourite icon and share their thoughts on what makes it so, and the significant role it plays in our everyday lives.
Icon: Rem Koolhass
I first met Rem Koolhaas back in 1995, during my study at AA school in London. I still keep a vivid memory, or perhaps the moment felt more like a shock to me. Koolhaas had made a big impact on my… Read more
East Village shortlisted for Best Identity Design in 2015 Eat Drink Design Awards
ARTICHOKE issue 53
Australia’s interiors and design magazine
In this month’s issue of ARTICHOKE, Koichi Takada Architects’ design for East Village was shortlisted for Best Identity Design in the 2015 Eat Drink Design Awards. Now in its fourth year, the annual award celebrated the best of Australia and New Zealand’s new eating and drinking interiors for 2015, showcasing innovation and excellence in the design of hospitality venues of all scales and types, retail environments for the sale of food and beverages and visual identities for both.
This year’s awards saw a record-breaking 176 entries across the six categories:… Read more
A $350 million success within 6 hours for the Grand Launch of Infinity by Grown Group
Much like the entire story that has followed the unveiling of Koichi Takada Architects highly anticipated design for Infinity by Crown Group, its Grand Launch this weekend saw an unprecedented amount of interest that far exceeded anyone’s expectations.
Attracting a crowd of over one hundred eager buyers queuing up by 7am to secure their dream home on Saturday morning, the launch saw 105 apartments of the 326 apartments released simultaneously across Sydney, Jakarta, Surabaya and Singapore sold in the first hour.
By 3pm, $350 million worth of apartments had been sold, this being a subsequent proportion of the overall sales… Read more
Grand Launch of Infinity by Crown Group sees 98 per cent of apartments sold, topping $350 Million by 3pm
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
More than $170 million worth of apartments were sold within two hours at the launch of a new Green Square development over the weekend.
By 3pm, the total value of apartments sold reached $350 million.
The $575 million Infinity by Crown Group development attracted hundreds of chased-up buyers that queued up outside the company’s Market Street headquarters from 7am to snap up off-the-plan homes.
National development director of Crown Group, Pierre Abrahamse, said the response has been overwhelming.
“We released our first 185 units and we had to release the second stage well in advanced due… Read more