The Castle Residence
ClientFuture Form & Hutchinson
Our RoleConsultancy, design, manufacturing and suplying
ProductsFibre Glass Domes, Eyebrows, Tridimensional Beams and Columns
The 37-storey mixed-use tower situated at the junction of Bathurst Street and Castlereagh Street in the Sydney city centre is a remarkable architectural project. Its design incorporates residential, hotel, and retail spaces, creating a vibrant and versatile urban environment. The tower’s overall architectural design is characterized by the local character, paying homage to the historical significance of Porter House, a heritage-listed building that has stood for 142 years.
The design incorporates arches and apses, which contribute to a uniform and simple expression on both the podium and tower, it has a character of a repetition cohesive and harmonious composition. This design approach not only enhances the visual appeal of the façade design but also promotes a sense of urban activation at the street level.
Challenge & Solution
We provide insert system design solution for different tapered eye brow façade on both Bathurst Street and Castlereagh Street from level 11 to level 35. For the apses design shaping the level 1 to 9 podium balcony are achieved by our dome mould, a combination of fibre glass mould and steel structure with the special lining made of acrylic and epoxies for smooth surface. Both tapered eyebrow moulds and dome moulds are sustainable for reusability for 3 times.
The bespoke ground floor columns at the entrances manifesting the character in responding to design concept. The challenging undulated concrete column is achievable by consulting with Consystex and using our special box system.