15 May 2017
Designer Profile: Koichi Takada
With a clearly defined aesthetic and philosophical stance, Koichi Takada’s career has enjoyed a sharp trajectory
Having studied and graduated from the City University of New York and the Architectural Association, London, Takada’s particular talent has always been in good hands. Indeed, his thesis was under the guidance of Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi, together with Rem Koolhaas.
Following graduation Takada returned to Tokyo, to work with the extraordinary Atsushi Kitagawara Architects (Kitagawara’s oeuvre includes the Hotel Keyforest, Nakamura… Read more
Buyers spend about $84 million at Aqualuna launch weekend
12 May 2017
In a matter of hours, eager buyers have snapped up over half the apartments available at the new Milsons Point development, Aqualuna.
Buyers exchanged contracts worth around $84 million, with 35 out of the 63 apartments sold over two days at the launch.
Colliers International Director of Residential Project Marketing, Selda MacDonald said the strong buyer interest reflects the high buyer demand for Milsons Point luxury property.
“There is a shortage of premium, boutique apartments in the market,” Ms MacDonald said.
“Buyers have been attracted to Aqualuna because it is so… Read more
New Koichi Takada Brisbane tower features facade-length waterfall
ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN
18 April 2017
Brisbane-based Aria Property Group has unveiled the winning design of their proposed residential tower project in South Brisbane. Koichi Takada’s waterfall inspired design was the winner of the competition that saw four architectural firms (Koichi Takada, Elenberg Fraser, Rothelowman and Woods Marsh) vying for the opportunity to design the tower project.
Aria has submitted a new development application for the striking 33-storey residential tower located at 77 Hope Street, South Brisbane.
The winning design by Koichi Takada Architects fosters all elements of Brisbane City Council’s ‘Buildings that Breathe’ guidelines. Featuring a… Read more
Aqualuna bridges a boutique gap
7-8 April 2017
Tourist favourite. Harbourside gem. Gateway to the north shore. Milsons Point is many things, but brand-spanking new apartment buildings are not usually on its CV.
That’s what makes Aqualuna such a rarity. The eight-storey luxury building from developer Zone Q with architecture and interiors by Koichi Takada is one of only a handful of multi-residential buildings to be built in the suburb over the past few years.
Colliers International residential project marketing director Selda MacDonald says there is shortage of premium, boutique apartments on the lower north shore.
“Aqualuna is an… Read more