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V by Crown Group Claims Major Award at Asia Pacific Property Awards 2016-2017

THE URBAN DEVELOPER
July 8 2016

Crown Group Tower Claims Major Award

A Sydney-based property developer has been awarded an international property award for its resort-inspired residential building in Parramatta.
Crown Group’s much anticipated 590-apartment residential tower, V by Crown Group won the Five Star Award for Residential High Rise Architecture Australia at the 2016-2017 Asia Pacific Property Awards earlier this month.

Positioned in the heart of Parramatta, the stunning structure better known as Parramatta’s Vertical Village rises up on two V-shaped columns, each standing a striking three storeys tall; ensuring key elements of… Read more

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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
Dorchester Collection

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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EAST VILLAGE Urban Marketplace

bob International Magazine of Space Design
Issue 141, April 2016

 

EAST VILLAGE URBAN MARKETPLACE

East Village introduces a unique experience by creating an urban marketplace under a forest canopy. With a sustainable approach at the heart of the vision, Designers designed to let nature in – to express an organic beauty using raw colour, texture, honest materiality and engaging their senses. ‘Forests’ is a theme of East Village interior design that builds on the architectural concept of hybrid mix-use residential living in a park. It seels to draw the landscape of the park inside the built form to create… Read more

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INFINITY by Crown Group

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW
Architectural Review Asia Pacific
Sky high, life in the clouds
ar144, April 2016

 

“With tall buildings, people have the ambition to go higher and higher, but going vertical brings with it a lot of issues. The tall scale might work in the context of the city, but for humans, it can just feel too tall. We want to humanise tall buildings, to celebrate the pedestrian level and consider how people experience it.” Koichi Takada

 

The distinctive loop shape of the Infinity by Crown Group building is a result of a considered approach from Koichi… Read more

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Groundbreaking Held for 20-Story Infinity Building in Sydney

CTBUH Global News
www.ctbuh.org
18 March 2016

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the planned 20-story Infinity building – part of the transformation of Green Square from an industrial zone into a thriving residential hub.
The scheme is the latest project from Australian property developer Crown Group. Both the developer’s CEO, Iwan Sunito, and Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, March 17.
Set to become one of Green Square’s most recognized structures, the building by Koichi Takada Architects will be distinguished by its unique looped shape and the large void… Read more

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Groundbreaking!

Infinity by Crown Group

30 March 2016

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… Read more

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Sunset Drinks at PACIFIC Bondi Beach

PACIFIC Bondi Beach

30 March 2016

 

“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… Read more

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