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Koichi Takada Architects Uses over 300,000 Bricks to Create ‘Arc’ Façade in Sydney

Designboom

02 February 2019

 

Koichi Takada architects completes ‘arc’, the latest mixed-use residential tower in Sydney’s CBD. the project won the city of Sydney design excellence competition in 2013 and spans the width of a whole city block in the historic precinct in the center of the city. the building combines old and new, a handcrafted brick podium and an organic roof feature designed to add character to the area.

The 26-storey tower is a mix of accommodation, containing 135 apartments, 86 ‘skye suites’ boutique hotel rooms, 8 retail and f&b outlets. the design by the architect also includes a retail precinct below an 8-storey high public through site link, reactivating the historic skittle lane. the concept relates to the historical context of the site.

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