Sculptural Mixed-Use Complex Designed for Suburban Queensland

Design practice Conrad Gargett have created a proposal for a sculptural mixed-use complex in the Brisbane suburbs of Queensland, Australia. Sited in Lutwyche, the project aims to become an integrated development built to accommodate an ageing population in Queensland. Dubbed Lamington Markets, the design overlays public amenities and commercial spaces with local recreation space.

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As Conrad Gargett states, the development idea began as a typical transit-oriented mixed-use development, incorporating market retail, SoHo housing, cinemas, commercial spaces, and residential apartment mix. The development caught the attention of retirement living operators, and transformed to address a gap in accommodation options for seniors in the local region. The apartments are sized and planned to universal design requirements, ensuring circulation spaces and accessibility for the mobility-challenged; they can also be easily retrofitted with home support fixtures to allow ageing-in-place. The Lamington Markets building includes two residential towers atop the commercial complex below.

A development application for Lamington Markets has been submitted with Brisbane City Council.

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CLASSIC KITCHEN / ASH / ISLAND / ECOLOGICAL IMPERIAL

classic kitchen / ash / island / ecological

Characteristics

  • Style:

    classic

  • Material…:

    ash

  • Configuration:

    island

  • Other characteristics:

    ecological, lacquered, with handles

Description

A hand-carved treasure, pure elegance
Every kitchen is characterized by a craft-made that distinguishes the uniqueness of this model. Finishes and materials bring your mind back to smooth and velvety surfaces to feel,whose style is interpreted in a modern key. The programme is plenty of models, from the lacquer version with golden finishes, to the ash wood version with burgundy red, sky-blue, carbon, white or off-white paintings. Imperial also includes different matt lacquer versions in different finishes, such as patinated, antique and vintage; fine gold and silver decorations are also available. All the ornamental elements are decorated by hand in imperial style; some of them are capitals, cornices, hoods, cymas.
DETAILS
Imperial is a combination of tradition, passion and design where natural elements, as stones, are melted with artisan ornaments

IwamotoScott Selected to Design a New Ivy Tech Building in Columbus, Indiana

Ivy Tech and Cummins have selected IwamotoScott Architecture of San Francisco to create the new Ivy Tech Columbus campus building. The College anticipates breaking ground in 2020 and taking occupancy in 2022.

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Ivy Tech Community College, the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, will have a new 80,000 square-foot structure to replace the aging Poling Hall. With a facility that caters to modern technology, collaboration, academics, student learning, and the College’s advanced programs in high-demand, highly rewarding careers, the latest addition is a $32 million investment.

Supported by a grant from the Cummins Foundation Architecture Program, Ivy Tech’s new main campus building will help provide “a modern learning environment to better serve students, employees, and employers”.

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The Cummins Foundation is thrilled to welcome the addition of IwamotoScott into Columbus’ design heritage. Architecture is woven into the fabric of the Columbus community and is symptomatic of a larger vision – an aspiration to achieve excellence. This is echoed in IwamotoScott’s innovation and collaborative design process, making spaces that are functional, distinctive and beautiful. — Mary Chandler, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Cummins and CEO of the Cummins Foundation.

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Chosen from five national firms, IwamotoScott Architecture works on different scales with projects ranging from art installations and interiors to buildings and cities. With previous clients including the University of California Berkley and the University of California San Francisco, the studio was selected for its visionary project that showcases “what the future of Ivy Tech in Columbus could look like”. Moreover, the architect of record will be CSO Architects, and the contractor will be Pepper Construction, both based in Indianapolis.

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Their concepts of how to use the available space for a modern and advanced campus were well received by our community and employees. We look forward to partnering with them to design this important educational facility that is welcoming to all, provides opportunities for everyone, and complements our community’s architectural legacy. — Dr. Steven Combs, Ivy Tech Columbus Chancellor

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