A Mixed-Use Project Takes Cues from Australia's Landscape | architecture | Scoop.it

Nestled between ocean and rain forest, the Wharf Road project establishes a new benchmark for ecological design within the natural environment.

Taking cues from the variety of geological outcroppings across the vastness of Australia’s landscape the Wharf Road proposal quite simply represents the translation of these features into an urban condition. Pushing up from the urban landscape the crystalline towers at Wharf-Road pierce the skyline as prismatic stalagmites reflecting and refracting light, creating an iconic urban-geology.

The architecture is simultaneously powerful, yet comfortable; straightforward, yet innovative; casual, yet elegant...

Via Lauren Moss