Metro Propose ‘New World Towers’

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Metro Property Development has submitted a proposal to build three residential towers located at 1 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, a 4,658m2 site bordering Cordelia, Peel and Boundary Streets.

Known as ‘New World Towers‘ the project includes two 30 storey residential towers and one 10 storey residential tower.

Apartment mix:

  • 1 bedroom units: 300
  • 2 bedroom units: 278
  • 3 bedroom units: 24

Total: 602

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Designed by bureau^proberts, the development includes a central recreation zone with pool, cinema, bbq and garden. Three retail tenancies are also planned for each corner of the site.

According to the DA:

The proposal aims to deliver approximately 602 apartments, including podium townhouses and apartments with footpath access to provide street activation along with retail tenancies on all three street corners. The residential offering will include a diverse range of living typologies in one, two and three bedroom configurations catering for a wide demographic of owner occupiers and investors. Also included in the proposal is approximately 400 sq.m. of convenience retail.

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The DA number for this development is (A003941060).

Architectural design

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Building amenities

100 %

Building greenery (Buildings that breathe)

100 %

Public realm / Street activation

100%

Sustainability

100%

By 06 reviewer(s)

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    Bart

    A decent design that should look good for some time yet. Much better than most things going up in and around brisbane.

    September 18, 2014

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    Micky

    This city is subtropical. This looks like some melbourne try hard building. We need sunshading up here the sun is hot. Those palm trees look good not to sure how they will grow up in the air without soil. Not much open space on that site, who makes all the decisions in this town its like the architects who design these buildings are the same ones in council that approve them. It makes you wonder

    September 5, 2014

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    southlands tsar

    There is/was a real opportunity to take a key site on Boundary Street, West End and extend both the feel and retail of one of this city’s remaining highstreets.
    The edges of this site are very long yet the street level interaction appear poor. The small number of street level storefronts and community uses is a significant shortcoming. The precise location of service access needs further work.
    The prospect of lifting the communal areas off the street level into the podium is problematic.
    I wonder if the architects in this design have resolved the challenge of varying levels across three street frontages in a way that recognises the potential for adding to the life in this part of the suburb?

    August 20, 2014

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    BNE Cyclist

    Great Development, and what a place to work and live. Close to parks, recreational areas, art centers, good coffees and work (if you work in the CBD). We need more of this, and less urban sprawl!!!

    August 19, 2014

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    more crap design

    Another boring, cookie-cutter glass and concrete monstrosity. Do any developers in this city have any imagination at all? I guess there are chumps queuing up buy this crap as usual.

    August 19, 2014

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    Samuel

    What a great design, wow metro build some great buildings.
    Another masterpiece!

    August 19, 2014

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