In their statement to the Gold Coast City Council, Rothelowman said 100 Musgrave Street offered the opportunity to consolidate a historically rich, vibrant and evolving part of the City
Some of the finest Gold Coast apartment developments have been designed by Rothelowman, one of Queensland’s leading architecture practices, in recent years.
Rothelowman, who has offices in the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, put together the designs for The Monaco, which recently sold-out with an average sale price of around $5 million, as well as Dune at Main Beach, SPG Land’s massive $800 million apartment towers on Ferny Avenue.
Rothelowman was commissioned for the first Gold Coast apartment development from the Melbourne-based developer Hirsch & Faigen.
Hirsch & Faigen had them design the 14-level, Palm Beach apartment development Hemingway, named after the famous author and featuring a distinct blush façade. That sold out all of its 78 apartments in just a few months.
For Emerson, Hirsch & Faigen’s more boutique Kirra Beach, Coolangatta offering, Hirsch & Faigen had the team put together something a little different to Hemingway.
In their statement to the Gold Coast City Council, Rothelowman said 100 Musgrave Street offered the opportunity to consolidate a historically rich, vibrant and evolving part of the City.
“Primarily the scheme seeks to challenge the “bias of the linear coastal city” by focusing on the interfaces created between the ground plane and the public spaces of the street,” the statement read.
They stated that, although Emerson was a relatively modestly scaled development, the prime corner location allowed the scheme to challenge the prosaic and prevalent “blunt street edges” that typify the oceanfront boulevards of the City, instead favouring a generous display of communal coastal activities.
“Historically the City has celebrated it’s outdoor activities; pool’s exposed to the street, sun lounges under umbrellas overlooking the footpath, gardens framing views into and out of the semi-private spaces of development.
“Observations of this playfulness have been paramount in the exploration of an undercroft as the primary device in creating a permeable and porous interface between the semi-private and public realms of the City.”
The Rothelowman team said that the overall composition of the scheme favours a simple and informed diagram that is analytical of the surrounding precinct.
“A three storey “street building” provides a direct response to the Cities desire to create a strong “Urban Ground”. This is further accentuated through a series of dancing, curved and landscaped balconies that shift amongst a rational and expressed structural order which ties the ground to the tower .
“A simple plate allows for the transition from podium to tower architecture creating a deep eave that is visually demonstrative of an overt subtropical approach to buildings.
“The tower architecture follows a similar approach to simplicity. Profiled slab edges project forward creating shade and protection. The line of enclosure to the tower dwellings is kept back from the edge, undulating and folding to craft views. Recesses in the façade offer the opportunity for residents to tailor small gardens within the building form offering more immediate amenity in the context of the expansive and broad longer aspects to the ocean.
These small indents also allow for the control of cross ventilation through openings away from the face of the building enabling better resident control of breezes in windy conditions.
“The overall approach to the design has been one of deliberate and measured analysis. The building is modest in expression favouring performance and liveability over decoration. A relative simplicity enables the aspirations of coastal living to be prioritised; engaging with the environment in a meaningful and deliberate way.
Article Source: www.urban.com.au
Construction commences on the final stage of The Peninsula Hope Island master-planned community
Developer ASF Group has already sold around 80 percent of the apartments and all of the terrace homes on offer.
Construction has begun at Peninsula Collection and Peninsula Terraces, the final release of apartments and terrace homes in the gated community development, The Peninsula Hope Island.
The Brisbane-based builder, Constructions Group, cleared the land for development over Christmas, with earthworks and piling expected later this month. The previous two stages of the exclusive master plan are already completed.
The rest of the in demand mini-masterplan is already completed. Developer ASF Group has already sold around 80 percent of the apartments and all of the terrace homes on offer.
ASF Group Marketing Director Daniel Fang said there was an even split of buyers, with around half local owner-occupiers looking to downsize, and the other half interstate migrants and investors,
“We saw a lot of demand from buyers in Victoria and New South Wales, in particular from the dense inner-city postcodes of Sydney and Melbourne” Fang said.
“They were drawn to the recreational lifestyle of the northern Gold Coast, with their choice to move hastened by lockdowns in the southern states. Other interstate buyers were also attracted by the strong potential for capital gains due to the 2032 Summer Olympics, set to be hosted in Brisbane.”
On the interest from locals, Fang said the majority sought to downsize to Peninsula Collection and Peninsula Terraces which feature greater accessibility and internal buttons linked to gated community security.
“Buyers are cashing in on the Gold Coast property boom whilst placing a greater emphasis on lifestyle and recreation in their search for a new home.”
ASF has already sold out Peninsula Homes, a collection of 17 townhouses, Peninsula Residences, comprising 40 apartments, and Peninsula Terraces, just 22 terraces, which sit along side the Peninsula Collection.
Sherpa Property set for Mermaid Beach apartment development
Located on Albatross Avenue in Mermaid Beach, Perspective Albatross will be a bespoke low-rise beachside apartment building comprising six three-bedroom residences and two two-level penthouses.
Local Gold Coast developers, Sherpa Property Group, have unveiled plans for their latest development, Perspective Albatross, as demand for property on the coastline continues to be in high demand.
Located on Albatross Avenue in Mermaid Beach, Perspective Albatross will be a bespoke low-rise beachside apartment building comprising six three-bedroom residences and two two-level penthouses, both of which feature direct access to their own private rooftop areas.
The project is earmarked for a prime 810 sqm at 72-74 Albatross Avenue, Mermaid Beach, and is Sherpa Property Group’s first in the area.
The three-bedroom residences will feature spacious floor plans that are further enhanced with their own private balconies, right in the heart of Mermaid Beach.
Perspective Albatross residences range from 190 sqm to 310 sqm and are priced from $2.1 million.
Plans for the residences come hot on the heels of the sell-out of Sherpa’s highly anticipated Perspective Nexus development in Palm Beach and the recent unveiling of its newly completed luxury residence in Bilinga, known as Perspective 202.
Sherpa’s CEO, Christie Leet said the site had been selected due to its excellent beach access and proximity to the local shopping precinct, along with the tranquil and enviable lifestyle that Mermaid Beach exudes.
“Mermaid Beach is one of the Gold Coast’s most attractive communities, offering a unique lifestyle that makes it one of the most tightly held markets on the Coast,” Leet said.
The Perspective Albatross beachside residences are expected to appeal to the local owner-occupier market and are located just a stones’ throw away from Mermaid and Nobby beaches.
“To us, Mermaid Beach has always been more than just a location, it’s the lifestyle that draws you in and makes you feel like you never want to leave.”
Designed by Cottee Parker, the residences have been influenced by the coastal surroundings, with a light and bright colour palette being implemented throughout, integrating touches of white and gold accents for a minimalist and contemporary design.
Also expected to launch in 2022 is Perspective Broadwater, just six apartments in Biggera Waters, and Perspective Nexus, Palm Beach, which is a 34 three-bedroom apartment development, across 14 levels.
Article Source: www.urban.com.au
Plans Filed for Third Surfers Paradise Skyscraper
Plans for a 38-storey residential tower in Surfers Paradise have been lodged with the Gold Coast City Council, the third DA for the area filed in recent weeks.
The latest skyscraper plans were lodged by AMFS 2, led by Ayrton Mansi of the Mansi Group and Freddie Sheene, son of the late world motorbike champion Barry Sheene, for a site at 17-19 First Avenue, Surfers Paradise.
Surfers Paradise is running hot, even by its standards—the suburb hit $1.2 billion in apartment sales in the 12 months to November.
The Gold Coast’s strong apartment market during the pandemic has created a spike in projects as units increased 26 per cent in value last year.
The plans for Nineteen on First Avenue were designed by Plus Architecture and included 35 full-floor apartments with three bedrooms and north-east facing balconies.
There was also a swimming pool, work from home suites, entertaining spaces and a gym on the lower levels as well as three levels of basement car parking.
It would replace two single-storey homes on the combined 810sq m site at the corner of First Avenue and Surf Parade.
The area was characterised by primarily high-rise residential developments, interspersed with older low- to high-rise developments, according to Ozone Planning Group.
“This existing character is consistent with the City Plan’s intent for Surfers Paradise to develop as a compact, high-rise neighbourhood,” the application said.
“The proposed built form incorporates elements of coastal character consistent with the existing built form within the locale as conveyed through the material and colours palette for the development.
“Being a high-end residential development, the finishes proposed are of an equivalent standard.”
In March, 2021 refinements were made to the Gold Coast city plan with mayor Tom Tate saying the city needs to be built “upwards, not outwards” in response to growing demand for new homes.
As interstate migration is expected to continue through 2022 the market fundamentals of the city are holding strong and there are no signs of an imminent bust, according to experts.
Article Source: www.theurbandeveloper.com
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