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Vertical forest apartments

November 15, 2016

The team behind the award-winning Silt apartments at Kangaroo Point, Brisbane are tipping their next project to be just as successful.

The standout feature of the 14-storey apartment development will be a vertical forest with full-size trees and mature shrubs growing throughout the building, emerging over two storeys. A feature, Cam Ginardi of GBW Group says, that is the first of its kind in Australia.

“This has never been achieved in apartment living in Australia before,” he says.

“We’ve taken the green wall to new heights by creating a vertical forest.”

The trees will grow up the spine of the Main Street elevation and interact with the building’s specially-designed screening, drawing inspiration from the adjacent tree-studded Kangaroo Point cliffs.

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