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BDA Architecture strengthens its Project Database presence with new residential applications

BDA Architecture strengthens its Project Database presence with new residential applications

Mermaid Beach-based BDA Architecture continues to assume a greater presence in the Urban.com.au Project Database.

On the back of Broadbeach's 33 Surf Parade which was profiled during September as one of Gold Coast's elite apartment towers in waiting, two further apartment developments have been lodged with City of Gold Coast in recent days. The applications cover sites in Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach.

In addition to affirming BDA Architecture's dominant position as the architect of choice on the Gold Coast, the latest applications are also a tick of confidence in resilience of the Gold Coast apartment market.

BDA Architecture strengthens its Project Database presence with new residential applications
2763 Gold Coast Highway. Image: BDA Architecture

33 Surf Parade aside, The Spot as it has been labelled at 2763 Gold Coast Highway is the second Broadbeach application designed by BDA Architecture and submitted for approval in a matter of days. For Shintaku Australia Pty Ltd, the corner 2,075 square metre site is expected to include apartments and a mini restaurant hub.

360 square metres of ground floor space is spread across three separate restaurant spaces, each of which is framed by distinctive ribbed timber internal spaces.

56 apartments veiled by a distinctive facade sit above the active ground floor. The mix consists of 9 single, 27 double and 20 triple bedroom apartments are supplemented by a gym and yoga space.

In adjoining Surfers Paradise BDA Architecture is responsible for the design of 4 Holborow Close. For Advance Development and Investment Pty Ltd, the mid-rise apartment building has absolute frontage to Nerang River, and this is reflected in the apartment mix. 

Sitting within the Gold Coast Light Rail Urban Renewal Area, the site is earmarked for 27 two bedroom apartments sit beneath a four bedroom penthouse. 324 square metres of communal open space facilities are included, taking advantage of the its riverfront location.

The building features a traditional architectural treatment of a ‘base’, a ‘middle’ and a ‘top’: Tower Base The tower is suspended over two dramatic angled frames at the entry/recreation deck level; so that the tower itself appears suspended or ‘floating’ above ground.

Tower (‘Middle’) Architecture The tower itself is strongly articulated with vertical planes on the northern and southern elevations, east and western faces feature stronger horizontal treatments with full height glazing and horizontal sun-shading. Tower ‘Cap’ The building is capped with soaring cantilevered roof elements which provide a lightness to the built form, and a separation to the massing of the tower itself.

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BDA Architecture strengthens its Project Database presence with new residential applications
4 Holborow Close. Image: BDA Architecture

The addition of 4 Holborow Close, 2763 Gold Coast Highway and 33 Surf Parade during September has seen BDA Architecture's current project count within the Urban.com.au Project Database expand to 28 active apartment projects.

Whilst not an absolute count, the 28 current projects are reflective of BDA Architecture's strength on the Gold Coast apartment design market. This equates to almost one in every four projects on the Gold Coast being design by the practice.

Of the active projects on the Gold Coast, Mermaid Beach's Mali Residences is a stand out design, as are Edge Monaco and Magnolia Apartments.

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