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Paragon Apartments – Indoor Urban Forest

 

 

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

 

AWARDS

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 BuilderMultiplex

Design & Install  – Fytogreen Australia

Maintenance  – Fytogreen Australia

Completion  – November 2020