Paragon Apartments – Australia’s First Indoor Urban Forest – 282m2 Private Sky Garden
LEVELS 5-7 ROOF GARDEN, PLANTER BOXES & FC_FYTOFELT GREEN WALLS
Paragon transforms city living with Australia’s first indoor urban forest within a stunning mixed-use building with a 48-level residential tower in Melbourne’s CBD.
Fytogreen designed, constructed and continue to maintain the striking “urban forest”, working in conjunction with landscape designer Paul Bangay to create a lush green escape high above Melbourne’s bustling city streets.
Level 5 – Features Fytogreen’s fire compliant green wall systems, roof gardens, water reservoir planters and a striking water feature incorporated into the vertical garden. Fytogreens tree anchors were also utilized to secure the Ficus Benjamina.
Level 6 – Continues with additional FC_FytoFelt green walls, cascading planter boxes and ballastroof garden.
Level 7 – Mirrors level 6 with FC_FytoFelt green walls and cascading planter boxes. In addition it also houses an indoor 2m Ficus Benjonea feature tree inserted into the decking of the spa level.
Roof Garden – 35m2
Fire Compliant Green Walls Across 3 Levels – 75m2
Planter Boxes – trees and cascading species – 34lm
Asia Pacific Property Awards: Best Residential High-Rise Development
iProperty Development Excellence Awards: Best International Development
UDIA Awards for Excellence: High Density Development (Shortlisted)
AREA Gamechanger of the Year: (Shortlisted)
Location – Paragon Apartments, 318 Queens Street, Melbourne
Client – BEULAH
Architect – Fender Katsalidis
Landscape Architect – John Patrick
Project Builder – Multiplex
Design & Install – Fytogreen Australia
Maintenance – Fytogreen Australia
Completion – November 2020