2017 NSW Architecture Awards Shortlist
May 26 2017
The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the shortlist for the 2017 NSW Architecture Awards.
From a record field of more than 200 entries, 17 jurors carried out an extensive schedule of site visits and presentations across 12 categories, selecting 88 projects for this year’s shortlist.
Of these 88 projects, both Skye by Crown Group and Zushi Barangaroo were shortlisted!
Skye by Crown Group – Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing
Zushi Barangaroo – Interior Architecture
NSW chapter president Andrew Nimmo said this year’s shortlist “displays the important and varied contributions architects make to our… Read more
Aqualuna In The Zone With Sydney Debut
Nestled in Milsons Point is a luxury development which represented Zone Q Investment’s first foray into the Sydney residential property market.
‘Aqualuna’ is a nine story, 63 apartment building which offers a harbourside location that provides a serene and tranquil escape from city living, while still allowing residents easy access to nearby amenities. The harbour foreshore, Kirribilli markets, Luna Park, North Sydney Olympic Pool and Sails restaurant are all within walking distance.
Aqualuna features a communal residence terrace and specialist lighting by Electrolight that was installed with the intention of making Aqualuna feel like a ‘beacon’ in Milsons Point, setting… Read more
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