Architects everywhere are enthusiastically taking up the challenge of adaptive reuse to ensure that our civic landscapes are resilient to changing times and compounding emergencies. Two opposing forces are planting architects in the middle of what one sustainable design expert calls a “built environment contradiction”. On the one hand, the United Nations estimates that three […]
Fender Katsalidis and Mim Design have come together to design Australian Unity’s latest retirement project, which features unique ‘courtyard community clubs’ that run vertically through the building. Located at Melbourne’s Albert Park Lake, the $120m, vertical, independent retirement community will comprise 79 one, two and three bedroom residences across 18 levels. The focus for the design was to ensure […]
Building has been completed on a Fender Katsalidis-designed luxury apartment tower, marking the first time an inner-city residential development has been built on private parklands in Melbourne. Aptly named Parque, the building sits on 6,000 square metres of parkland along the heritage protected St Kilda Road precinct, next to Fawkner Park. Its location led to […]
The Parramatta City Council has selected a shimmering translucent tower designed by Fender Katsalidis to go up in a prime spot in Sydney’s Parramatta.