5 of Australia's top apartment gardens

5 of Australia's top apartment gardens
5 of Australia's top apartment gardens

A common misconception with apartment living is that you have to give up having a garden. The beauty of modern developments today is that many developers employ award-winning landscape architecture firms to design world-class outdoor living spaces for residents to enjoy. 

We took a look at 5 of Australia's most beautiful gardens on the market right now.

#1 BURWOOD BRICKWORKS, VIC

Developer: Frasers Property

Landscape Architect: GROUP GSA, OCCULUS

Credit: Frasers Property
Credit: Frasers Property
Credit: Frasers Property
Credit: Frasers Property

Burwood Brickworks is the exciting new development planned for Melbourne, which is also set to become the world’s most sustainable retail development. For those who plan to buy one of the 700 off-the-plan homes within the precinct, they will be able to enjoy 2.5 hectares of open space and parklands, featuring sprawling lawns, native trees, expansive boardwalks and even a rooftop urban farm.


#2 NO. 1 BRYSON, VIC

Developer: Circa Property Group

Landscape Architect: CBG Architects

Credit: Circa Property Group
Credit: Circa Property Group
Credit: Circa Property Group
Credit: Circa Property Group

No.1 Bryson is a luxury collection of eight boutique apartments in Brighton, Melbourne. The development features delicate creeper vines, lush mature trees, manicured lawn and shaded seating area complete with a brazier. A dynamic range of shrubs, hedges and tall trees provide optimum privacy, shelter and create a restful environment for residents to enjoy year-round.


#3 RIVERLIGHT, QLD

Developer: Frasers Property

Landscape Architect: Lat27

Credit: Frasers Property
Credit: Frasers Property
Credit: Frasers Property
Credit: Frasers Property

Riverlight apartments are situated within the Hamilton Reach precinct in Queensland, which has been designed with a sustainable focus and to reflect the area's natural surroundings. The grounds of Riverlight feature a fantastic selection of raised moss beds, creating a quirky and unique aesthetic, as well as plenty illuminated concrete garden beds which double as seating areas. The development also draws inspiration from its coastal setting with tall palm trees, shingle pathways, wooden boardwalks and decorative pier pilings.


#4 THE LANGSTON TOWER, NSW

Developer: Cbus Property

Landscape Architect: Arcadia

Credit: Cbus Property
Credit: Cbus Property
Credit: Cbus Property
Credit: Cbus Property

The Langston Tower in Epping, New South Wales features multiple beautifully curated areas of greenery with plenty of designated zones for residents to connect. The aesthetic combines a stunning fusion of an English garden (bright blue an purple wildflowers, raised garden beds, delicate vines and flowering trees) with beach-style succulents and natural wooden decking.


#5 ONE, SA

Developer: Guavalime

Landscape Architect: Loucas Zahos

Credit: Guavalime
Credit: Guavalime
Credit: Guavalime
Credit: Guavalime

ONE apartments are located at 248 Flinders Street in Adelaide and feature a stunning rooftop garden with panoramic views extending out across the city. The urban oasis features soft ferns which border the periphery of the deck and vertical greenery to create a lush forest effect, while mature trees in wooden planter boxes act as a centrepiece as well as a place to sit and relax amongst nature.

Lead image: No.1 Bryson

Olivia Round

Olivia Round

Olivia Round is the Features Editor of urban.com.au. Olivia specialises in news reporting, in-depth editorial content and video + podcast interviews with industry experts.

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