Metro Property Group has submitted a development application for an apartment complex in Newstead, Brisbane.
The proposed development is to be constructed over five stages and comprises of 922 apartments across five buildings of up to 20 storeys. The development has been designed by Cox Rayner Architects
Retail tenancies comprising in the order of 450m² gross floor area are proposed at ground level.
Stage 1 includes a level 16 roof top terrace with BBQ facilities, gym, function room and other gathering spaces.
The following four stages include an extensive recreational terrace at the top of the podium which is designed to facilitate connectivity between the four stages. Other features of this central garden area include a range of pools including a plunge pool, lap pool and lagoon with an artificial beach, a variety of private rooms and reading nooks, BBQ facilities and gathering spaces plus sun decks and lawns.
The design as proposed accommodates a residential tower of 142 apartments and a stand-alone single storey feature retail tenancy space to activate the Ann St frontage.
The tower form of the building is highly articulated into a series of smaller elements to provide appropriate scale and massing as a residential environment.