Architecture - Honours
Apurva is Sanskrit for "one of a kind" which symbolise its innovative building type of World Trade Centre. The relatively new building type was chosen to solve the forgotten value of democracy. Proposing trading as a daily activity around Brisbane CBD. This aims to align itself parallel with Brisbane’s Future Vision 2031 with one of the large goals being to create a smart and prosperous city.
Apurva World Trade Centre aims to align itself parallel with Brisbane’s Future Vision 2031 in preparation for hosting the Olympics. One of the large goals is to create a smart and prosperous city. Apurva hopes to build Brisbane’s global reputation creating an influx in tourism and becoming a place of investment opportunity. Through this, the local economy becomes productive, enriching the lives of all people residing or visiting the area.
Through aesthetic technology inclusion, Apurva ties the surrounding context in a subtle fashion. Highly-faceted sun-shading devices relate to neighbouring building ‘1 William Street’, while they are arranged in a pattern that pays homage to heritage site ‘The Mansions’. The array of selected proposed planting and landscaping features align with Brisbane vision but also connect the Botanical Garden to the site.
Dionisius is a fourth-year Honours student who is completing his Bachelor in Design (Architecture) while, minoring in Landscape Architecture and Construction Management. He is a passionate and hardworking student who is interested in exploring innovative concepts and technical details.