Koichi Takada Architects - Sydney


Newport House is shortlisted in the 2018 Houses Awards

Congratulations to the KTA Team for being shortlisted in the 2018 Houses Awards under the category New house over 200m2.

A retreat hidden under the tree canopy, Newport House is the definition of an Australian Dream House. At 1,600sqm, it is designed with cantilevered terraces that fall water-wards with the site. It has a private beachfront, exists in harmony with nature and offers a balanced lifestyle.

The jury was consisting of Kerry Clare (Clare Design, NSW), Albert Mo (Architects Eat, VIC), Jennie Officer (Officer Woods Architects, WA), Stuart Vokes (Vokes and Peters, QLD) and Katelin Butler, editor of Houses Magazine.… Read more

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It’s awards season!

As the awards season kicks off, SKYE by Crown Group earned its second accolade on the awards circuit, being shortlisted in the first ever INDE.Awards.

With over 400 entries across nine categories, SKYE by Crown Group is one of eight finalists shortlisted in ‘The Building’ category. Winners will be announced at Indesign Media’s Awards presentation night on 30th June 2017.

UPCOMING AWARDS 2017:

SKYE by Crown Group
INDE.Awards  ‘The Building’
AIA Awards  ‘Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing’
UDIA Awards for Excellence ‘Mixed-Use / High Density Development’
Urban Taskforce Development Excellence Awards ‘Mixed-Use /… Read more

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Infinity by Crown Group receives Honorable Mention in the inaugural American Architecture Prize

 

Making its debut on the architecture award circuit, the American Architecture Prize (AAP) announced its top prizes this month in New York on World Architecture Day, 3 October 2016.

Created to advance the appreciation of the best in International Architecture for their creativity and innovation, the prize welcomed hundreds of entries across 41 categories in Architectural Design, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design.

Projects were awarded platinum, gold, silver and bronze prizes and Honourable Mentions. Amongst these was our very own Infinity by Crown Group, receiving an Honourable Mention in the Mixed-Use Architecture category. Thank you to the AAP… Read more

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Groundbreaking!

Infinity by Crown Group, the latest project from Australian property developer Crown Group, which saw more than $380 million worth of apartments sold in one day last year, has officially commenced construction after its ground-breaking ceremony on 17 March 2016. The ceremony was attended by CEO Iwan Sunito, Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Koichi Takada and about 100 VIP guests and media.

The 20-storey landmark building designed by Koichi Takada Architects will be distinguished by its unique looped shape and a large void in its north-facing façade, allowing natural light to penetrate the tower’s 1180-sqm central landscaped public plaza.

The… Read more

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Sunset Drinks at PACIFIC Bondi Beach

“Lighthouse 511” at PACIFIC Bondi Beach set the scene for sunset drinks on 18 March for an exclusive group of guests from the architecture, design and property industries.

The spectacular penthouse, which spans across two levels on the North-East corner of the Campbell Parade development, features interiors by Koichi Takada Architects that maximize and reflect the sweeping views over Bondi Beach. Currently for sale, it has been styled by SJB Interiors with furniture from Hub, and iconic photographer Mario Testino stayed there during his recent guest editorship for Vogue Australia.

The recently completed development, comprising residential, retail, restaurants and QT… Read more

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Three Asia Pacific Awards for East Village

When it comes to winning awards, there is no stopping for East Village! We are thrilled to announce that East Village has scooped another three awards, winning the Mixed-use Interior, Mixed-use Development, and Development Marketing categories of the Asia Pacific Property Awards.

Since its launch in 2014, East Village already has won seven awards and has been shortlisted for another six.

The official presentations of the Asia Pacific Property Awards will be hosted during the Asia Pacific Property Awards Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on the 7th and 8th April 2016. All category winners are eligible for entry into the… Read more

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Under Construction

With five of our major multi-residential projects now under construction, the next couple of years will see the reveal of some of our most exciting and sophisticated designs yet as they continue to take shape amongst the iconic skylines of Sydney and Melbourne.

By 2020, Koichi Takada Architects will have a total of 166,728 m2 complete, offering 1,928 beautifully designed apartments across some of Sydney and Melbourne’s most sought after residential addresses.

 

Skye by Crown Group
GFA: 37,553 m2
Storeys: 28
Apartments: 242

ARC by Crown Group
GFA: 17,300 m2
Storeys: 25
Apartments:… Read more

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East Village in the running for three awards

Since its launch in 2014, East Village has already won four awards and was short-listed for several more. It is now in the running for the 2016 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards. It has made it into the short-list of not only one, but three categories: Best Mixed Use Development, Best Shopping Centre Development, and Best Sustainable Development.

The national awards program, now in its 34th year, celebrates Australia’s property development and investment industries. This year’s awards program has been narrowed down to 136 finalists in 18 categories, drawn from all states and… Read more

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Habitus 30 x Icon

WHAT IS AN ICON? A place, a person, an object?
In this months edition of Habitus, Koichi Takada, along with twenty-nine other global creatives, nominate their favourite icon and share their thoughts on what makes it so, and the significant role it plays in our everyday lives.

 

Koichi Takada
Icon: Rem Koolhass
The Netherlands
1944

I first met Rem Koolhaas back in 1995, during my study at AA school in London. I still keep a vivid memory, or perhaps the moment felt more like a shock to me. Koolhaas had made a big impact on… Read more

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Interior Design Excellence Awards 2015

Winner, Retail Category: East Village
PAYCE with Koichi Takada Architects & Turner

 

The Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2015, Australia’s premier awards program for interior designers and architects, has nominated East Village as the winner of the retail category.

East Village urban marketplace has already taken out the Gold Award at the A’Design Awards, has won the Best Retail and Commercial Development category of the Urban Design Institute of Australia (UDIA) Awards and the Mixed Use category of the Sydney Design Awards, and has been shortlisted for numerous national and international awards such as the World Interior News… Read more

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