Huge circular windows flood Melbourne’s Cirqua Apartments with natural light

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Huge circular windows flood the interior of this funky apartment block in Melbourne with natural light. BKK Architects designed the Cirqua Apartments as a series of staggered volumes that reference the region’s historical housing while reinterpreting it in a modern way. The block occupies a steeply sloping site in a residential neighborhood in Melbourne. Its exterior is dominated by huge porthole windows that span almost the full height of the six cubes. The openings bring natural light into the interior and maximize the connection of the project to the surrounding garden. Related: 6,000 Circular Windows Flood Japan’s Kanazawa Library With Light The open-plan interiors feature a lot of natural materials and warm colors, with circular light fittings echoing the circular windows. White walls, marble and wood create a delicate visual balance. Beside its remarkable design features, the project also creates a precedent in the area’s multi-residential market. It was built to appeal to owner-occupiers rather than buy-to-let investors. + BKK Architects Via Dezeen Lead photo by Peter Bennetts

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BKK Architects Get Green Light for Skinny Twisted Tower in Melbourne

January 28, 2014 by  
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Melbourne’s City Minster for Planning Matthew Guy recently gave the green light for a skinny new 73-story tower that will be just under 40 feet at its narrowest point. Designed by BKK Architects , the 753-foot building will feature a “twisted flower stem” design and it will contain 256 apartments along with an elevated spa, a sauna, a pool deck, and shops and cafes at ground level. The tower will also utilize green building strategies ranging from on-site power generation to integrated water management and modular construction. Read the rest of BKK Architects Get Green Light for Skinny Twisted Tower in Melbourne Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BKK Architects , Clarke Street Apartments in Melbourne , integrated water management , Melbourne new landmark building , on-site power generation , skinny apartment building Australia , tallest tower in Melbourne , twisted flower stem tower        

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