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Zetland In Focus: Five Projects Changing The Face Of South Sydney

THE URBAN DEVELOPER
June 20, 2016

The $13bn Green Square project is not only set to revitalise the industrial edge of Sydney’s inner south into a vibrant global village; it’s set to be one of the most significant urban transformation programs under construction in Australia.
In this weeks The Urban Developer, Infinity by Crown Group is placed amongst the top five residential developments set to propel demand for the highly anticipated Green Square region.

Infinity by Crown Group

This landmark development within the new Green Square Town Centre is coming soon.
With selections ranging from studio to three-bedrooms including… Read more

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Koichi Takada discusses the “renaissance of new architecture in Sydney” as mixed-use symbolises the city of tomorrow

INDESIGN Magazine
Issue 65, June 2016

Mixed-use symbolises the city of tomorrow and architect KOICHI TAKADA’s designs presage a vertical village approach to CBD living that is already taking root in Sydney.

As I write, Westfield Corporation has announced it will build residential apartments above its new shopping malls in the US – a clear indication that mixed-use is where it’s at. As one architect said to me recently: “There is no more single-purpose spec office being done – it is all mixed-use.”
Mixed-use – the co-location of residential, commercial, retail, hospitality and more or less any amenity… Read more

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COLLECT Magazine captures Koichi Takada in conversation

COLLECT #19
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Koichi Takada

Japanese-born, and educated both in New York and in London where he worked under Rem Koolhaas, the Australian-based interior architect Koichi Takada takes nature as his inspiration, and to infinitely modern effect.

The word “luxury”, to Koichi Takada, means something far from the idea of artificial, over-stylised and polished but rather the opposite: let the rawness of nature come forth to engage the senses in a richer sort of beauty that is expressed through colour, texture and quality. The result is design environments that create a sense of retreat, similar to the effect… Read more

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Expressive minimal

HABITUS Magazine
Issue 31, April 2016

 

Expressive minimal

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

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