Queensland, Australia

The Lanes Residences presents four boutique lakefront apartment buildings situated at the heart of the future lifestyle-retail village, The Lanes and part of The Lakes master planned community in Mermaid Waters, Queensland, Australia.

Designed by Sunland Group in collaboration with Contreras Earl Architecture, the four buildings has a total of 298 luxury apartments comprising a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom designs. The two 10-stories buildings at the center of the design feature ground-level retail and commercial spaces that will link to the future retail village at The Lanes, while the other two 12-stories buildings will accommodate extensive resident amenities. Each building will capture lakefront, city skyline, an hinterland views. The project includes an abundance of landscaped areas including a public outdoor amphitheater and sixteen mushroom shaped canopies. The buildings have complex sinuous shapes façades that follow a radial curve that embraces the natural contour of the adjacent lake with the same organic rhythm as a plant or flower as it rises towards the sun. Coordinated with precast manufacturers from around the globe and prepared bridging documents for tenders on facade and mushroom shaped canopies. Collaborated with the local contractor on the attachments and support design of the precast facade and canopies.


Contreras Earl Architects




Sundland Group