A development application has been submitted for a twelve storey residential-led development by Centa Property Group located at 4-12 Lambert Road and 7 Railway Avenue, Indooroopilly.
Designed by Rothelowman, the development comprises of x95 apartments, x4 ground floor retail tenancies as well as a publicly accessible ‘meeting corner’ space.
The proposed meeting corner will include a large subtropical tree which would provide shade and amenity to pedestrians.
Situated directly across from Indooroopilly station and Witton Barracks Park, the development’s vision is to provide different housing typologies that accommodate downsizing locals and families looking to live near parks, schools and amenity.
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“The well-known housing affordability challenges associated with the recent intense uplift in the cost of single detached dwellings in the area have placed increased importance on these typologies to better serve the community seeking to live in the inner west.
In particular, residential projects of this nature have an ethical responsibility to positive contribute to society by enabling opportunities for locals aging in place and families seeking lifestyle, high quality education and proximity to public transport.
This project seeks to make a positive contribution to the public realm by providing a beneficial community offering of high quality retail and subtropical landscaping at street level with high visual amenity in the residential tower.” – Rothelowman
The project also aims to enhance the pedestrian connection to Indooroopilly Train Station from Lambert Road.
“The ground level has been designed to reinforce Lambert Road as a ‘high street’ and key pedestrian spine.” – Rothelowman
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Rothelowman has designed a significant number of buildings that breathe subtropical design initiatives into the design scheme.
Some of these features include green ‘Juliette’ style balconies that wrap around apartments creating a garden connection to the outdoors as well as cross flow breezes.
These green planted buffers aim to be appreciated internally by future residents of the building, by affording them a more green outlook.
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- Site Area: 2,593m2
- Height: 12 levels + rooftop on level 13 / max height RL 66m
- Apartments: x42 two bedroom apartments, x53 three bedroom apartments (x95 apartments total)
- Lifts: x2 lifts. Lift-to-apartment ratio 1:47.5
- Retail: x4 ground level retail tenancies with a total of 565m2 of GFA.
- Communal Space: 796m2 of communal open space on the rooftop which includes BBQ, dining area, pool, lounge area and outdoor yoga/gym space
- Car Parking: x195 car spaces including x170 resident spaces and 24 visitor bays
- Bike Parking: x121 bicycle spaces including x97 resident spaces and 24 visitor spaces
- Developer: Centa Property Group
- Architect: Rothelowman
- Landscape Design: Lat27
- Town Planner: Mewing Planning Consultants
- Sustainability: Planters and green buffers to shield apartments from the western sun, rainwater tanks for irrigation of landscape areas, electrical vehicle charging capacity and a rooftop PV solar array for communal electricity consumption.
The proposal also includes a lightweight awning over the ground level that plans to reinforce the green and subtropical nature of the proposed streetscape.
PlansAppendix C - Proposed Plans Part 3
Tell us what you think about this masterplan below in the comment box. The development application for this project, available to view on Brisbane City Council’s Developmenti online platform is A005962922.