Plans filed for "post-COVID" mixed-use apartment development in Toowong

"The concept of “Living on the Edge” is our answer...It embraces the design principles of “Buildings That Breathe” and reflects a new post-Covid lifestyle"

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The plans for The Edge. Image credit: Zenx Architects

Toowong, the riverside inner-Brisbane suburb, is set for a contemporary mixed-use development.

Plans have been filed for two towers, dubbed The Edge at 80-88 Jephson Street Toowong, which will see 320 apartments built above a number of retail spaces on a podium level.

There will be a mix one two, three and four-bedroom apartments in Tower A, and the 

The local architecture firm, Zenx Architects, designed the two 24 and 25-level towers with the focus of "Living on the Edge."

"It embraces the design principles of “Buildings That Breathe” and reflects a new post-Covid lifestyle," Zenx submission to the Brisbane City Council advised.

To keep up to date with the project, enquire here.

"We have explored various responses to new social challenges, with the aim of generating a design that reflects changing lifestyles and demands of residents."

Zenx said the site provides an exciting opportunity for urban renewal excellence, being located in the central hub of Toowong and part of Brisbane City Council’s strategic catalyst site.

"Sitting between the Brisbane river and foothills of Mt Coot-tha, where the green meets the blue, the development is situated alongside all the natural & urban attributes that can support a healthy, connected and sophisticated lifestyle."

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There was a big focus for Zenx to encourage healthy indoor and outdoor living, entertainment, and working from home, as well as creating a positive social connection in the neighbourhood.

"The design of this development occurred through the Covid pandemic period, and will be one of first projects to deliver a considered response to the post-Covid era.

"We have explored various responses to new social challenges, with the aim of generating a design that reflects changing lifestyles and demands of residents."

To keep up to date with the project, enquire here.

The level three podium roof terrace, shared between both buildings, will feature a 20 metre lap pool and adjoining play pool, a gym, indoor lounge, and a quiet room.

There will be further resident amenity on each rooftop, with landscaped gardens and lounge area, as well as ground level media room, lounge and function room.

The plans were filed by Po Seng Management.

No doubt they took some inspiration of the green laden The Aviary apartment development, currently being developed next door by State Development Corporation.

Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson is a property journalist based in Sydney. Joel has been writing about the residential real estate market for the last five years, specializing in market trends and new developments across the country

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