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Architect of Green Square’s Infinity Tower OK with controversy over his project

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12 March 2019

by Sue Williams

 

They’ve likened it to a doughnut, an armchair and a rollercoaster and said it was a building so ambitious, dramatic and flamboyant, it’d never actually happen.

Yet the controversial apartment block Infinity in Sydney’s Green Square is now just weeks from completion, with its curves, loops and hole right through the middle creating an enormous stir and a flood of both praise and criticism.

No construction since the Opera House in 1958 has excited as much enthusiasm and ridicule, but architect Koichi Takada doesn’t mind one bit. “It’s a privilege to be talked about in the same breath as the Opera House,” Takada said.

 

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