Studio 505 have designed the new facades to the three street frontages of the Wintergarden Shopping Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

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Project description:

The brief for the new facades to the three street frontages of the Wintergarden Shopping Centre in central Brisbane required the creative application of a coherent identity and architecturally holistic sensibility in order to realise a multitude of intentions – to create an entertaining and engaging retail experience, a lifestyle destination and a ‘must-go-to’ meeting place and thoroughfare – at the heart of Brisbane’s city centre.

Our response to this brief was to build upon the deep cultural collateral and public good will that resides in the site and the name ‘Wintergarden’ and create a radically experiential composition, a complex and beautiful study of nature, geometry and layering that communicates the rich diversity of life.

It is not an ‘illustration’ of nature nor is it merely an abstract pattern. The depth of engagement with these fa├žades lies within this irresolvable ambiguity.

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Photography by John Gollings and Studio 505

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