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Grand Launch of Infinity by Crown Group sees 98 per cent of apartments sold, topping $350 Million by 3pm


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

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City life on the water

THE NOW Magazine
Winter Edition

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

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Koichi Takada Architects Awarded GOLD For East Village Retail Precinct


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.


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Qantas Magazine – Koichi Takada Talks About Interior Design

Qantas Magazine
April 2014

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

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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

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Koichi Takada Architects shortlisted for East Village


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

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The Best Tall Building in the World is at Central Park

One Central Park has been declared the Best Tall Building Worldwide by the esteemed Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Koichi Takada Architects were responsible for the interior design of the East Tower apartments as well as the Sky Penthouse within One Central Park.

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One Last Thing – Crown Green Square

Indesign Magazine

Koichi Takada Architect’s project Crown Green Square is featured in the latest issue of Indesign Magazine.

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Experience a global icon – Sydney by Crown

Crowned a global icon and architectural masterpiece in this weeks Domain Magazine, Koichi Takada Architects project Sydney by Crown makes a breathtaking impact on a world-famous skyline with its soaring arcs and luxurious residences. … Read more

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