Paragon Apartments - Australia’s First Indoor Urban Forest - 282m2 Private Sky Garden

Location  - Paragon Apartments, 318 Queens Street, Melbourne

Client - BEULAH

ArchitectFender Katsalidis

Landscape Architect  - John Patrick

Project Builder - Multiplex

Design & Install  - Fytogreen Australia

Maintenance  - Fytogreen Australia

Completion  - November 2020


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”,  creating 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


“Award of Excellence” Winner  Best Tall Buildings category in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) 2023 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)