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Crystal Gardens by CK Designworks Uplifts the Urban Jungle

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: May 10, 2011 • References: ckdesignworks and ecofriend
Melbourne, Australia, is a magical city with wide streets, tree-lined avenues and gorgeous green spaces, so a building like Crystal Gardens by CK Designworks will look right at home in the center of the CBD.

Given the existing density of the bustling metropolis, this structure will have a relatively small horizontal footprint considering its monumental size. Sitting on a lot of 360 square meters, this condominium complex will have ample room to accommodate a commercial ground level of shops, three floors of offices and 154 apartments.

The most impressive feature of the building, however, is the way in which it will be enhanced by the natural environment. Crystal Gardens by CK Designworks will incorporate green walls and green roofs within terraces every six storeys. It will also be installed with efficient systems which includes rainwater collection and solar paneling.

Photo Credits: World Architecture News