Affordable Housing

Quadrant Apartments

Quadrant Apartments is an affordable housing project located on Brisbane's Northside strategically located adjacent to the Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre. This project was developed by BHC – Creating Liveable Communities, and is a nine level - eighty four dwelling apartment project.

This complex has been accredited with the UDIA’s, Enviro Development accreditation and achieves a 5 leaf status. The five areas of achievement include Ecosystems, Water, Energy, Community & Waste.

Citicene were commissioned to provide landscape architectural design services for a number of spaces within the project including a podium landscaped space on Level 2. This space is the primary outdoor recreation area and includes Barbeque facilities, seating and planted areas.

The angular seating decks to the podium level were complemented with an adjoining soft ground cover commonly known as 'No mow' (ZOYSIA sp.) grass.

Other feature species include:

  • ELAEOCARPUS eumundii (Eumundi quandong);
  • XANTHOSTEMON chrysanthus (Golden penda);
  • HARPULLIA pendula (Tulipwood).

Citicene were engaged for Schematic Design, Detailed Design and Contract Administration services including approvals through the local authority for the streetscape component of the project.

Client: BHC – Creating Liveable Communities
Architect: Mode Design
Builder: Walton Construction Queensland