October 1, 2012

The Emerald, Melbourne, Vic.

Client: Golden Age
The Emerald is a new 20-storey residential apartment tower located on a prime site between St Kilda Road and Kings Way, at 35 Albert Road, Melbourne. The project was granted Planning Approval in August 2011 and is currently in marketing phase, with construction expected to commence in 2013. The tower features a striking organic rippling form and comprises a 5-storey podium containing car parking and apartments, surmounted by a further 15 levels of apartments. There are 291 apartments and 294 car spaces, as well as a  roof-top garden with spa pools, amenities and BBQ area. The building achieves 5-star First-Rate rating. The Buchan Group is responsible for the architectural design and documentation, with Hecker Guthrie undertaking the interior design. The Emerald Apartments Project is lead by Principal - Head of Delivery, Nick Nigro


September 16, 2012

Tesco, PRC

Client: Tesco Property China
The Buchan Group Shanghai is working with Tesco Property China on a roll-out of retail centres across China. Following a review of Tesco’s development portfolio, The Buchan Group has prepared the detailed design of six projects for delivery, including Interior Design and graphic design for two of the developments. The Tesco retail centres across China range in size up to 100 000m² and typically comprise a mix of specialty, entertainment and food retailing over five levels, with a Tesco hypermarket and car parking below ground.  The first of these current projects, at Zibo, is scheduled to open towards the end of 2012.