Approved by Brisbane City Council in July, Aria’s latest landmark project will feature 216 residential apartments crowned by a 118-metre-high water wall cascading from the 50-metre rooftop lap pool.
Designed by world-renowned water feature specialists, WET DESIGN, the water wall aptly named ‘Marvel’ moves down a glass facade, captivating passers-by with its continuous moving texture, accentuated by glistening lights. Spanning the entire height of the building, a thin sheet of water theatrically cascades from the infinity-edge rooftop pool to the ground floor lobby on Hope Street.
More than half of the ground floor of the building is publicly accessible, offering retail amenity, recreation spaces and additional parkland, highlighting Aria’s commitment to community activation and delivering the final piece of the Fish Lane puzzle.
The project will be delivered alongside a 1,500 sqm community park adjoining Fish Lane, Brisbane’s first inner-city public park of its size in more than twenty years. The publicly accessible park will feature lush subtropical landscaping, feature lighting, seating, public art, and audio integration allowing for public events, festivals and live performances.
A national Design Competition for the project was awarded to Koichi Takada Architects with the winning design drawing inspiration from Queensland’s rainforests and sub-tropical climate and embracing BCC’s ‘Buildings that Breathe’ guidelines. The concept also boasts endless hanging gardens and overflowing planters that flow down the sides of the building.
Residents in the building will have access to Aria’s signature world-class resident amenity including a 50-metre rooftop pool, reflection ponds, private dining room, fitness centre, theatre, wine cellar and library, as well as two electric Tesla vehicles available free of charge for resident use through an online booking system.