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Another custom designed home delivered successfully

Arkitektika successfully crafted a modern, calm, luxurious, and functional home in this recently completed waterfront canal project at Broadbeach Waters on the Gold Coast. Collaborating in a design-construct package, Arkitektika provided the expert architectural design and documentation while Coastech Constructions undertook the construction. Our client benefited from the expertise of the team and capitalised on their increased land value and equity to create a modern home as a successful investment in lifestyle and a successful development outcome....read more Read more

Chevron Renaissance Street Art Underway

Today marks the start of the street art installations for the new Chevron Lane precinct within the refurbished Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre. Two main panels facing out towards Surfers Paradise Boulevarde are anticipated to be completed over the weekend with the scaffolding to be removed early next week. More panels are then to follow down through the laneway. If you are lucky you might get to watch the artists at work - but probably only glimpses through the scaffolding. (with thanks to Sarah Tate ... Read more

Paradise gets a facelift!

Construction has commenced on the Arkitektika designed refurbishment of the Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre in the heart of Surfers Paradise on Australia's Gold Coast. In a city starved of differentiation between retail and dining experiences, the refurbishment will magnetise the youthful and culture-hungry population that surrounds Surfers Paradise. The new Chevron Renaissance will deliver an experience beyond the traditional shopping centre and glossy offerings that permeate the Gold Coast. With Hutchinson Builders now started on site with building works, a re-energised and transformed Chevron Renaissance Shopping ... Read more

Effective design drives development success

Yield, the cost of the land per product and development approval times are factors that can have a dramatic effect on a project’s viability. These can contribute to the overall profitability of the project and can be vastly improved through efficiencies in design. Here are a few ideas on how developments can be more successful by leveraging these items. A creative approach to land use The information collected from statutory documents such as Town Plans will only tell one part of the story and ... Read more

Arkitektika assists with sale of iconic Gold Coast site – Miami Ice

A landmark for generations of locals and visitors, the Miami Ice site recently went to market for the first time. Arkitektika partnered with a well known local Commercial Agent, Brad Duncalfe, providing a creative architectural conceptual design for the redevelopment of the Miami Ice property to assist with the successful sale. While we are saddened to lose this landmark, the building itself was in a poor state of repair and in such a condition keeping and reusing it would have been cost prohibitive. Sitting ... Read more

Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park Surf Life Saving Club Stage 4 is nearing completion

Continuing our work with BHMP SLSC, Stage 4 of the redevelopment work is nearing completion. The building exterior is almost complete, with the finishing of the cladding and painting underway, and the scaffolding soon to be removed. The dramatic form highlighted by the roof profile can be seen behind the remaining scaffolding. Designed to tie together the original club building with the previous stages of the redevelopment, Stage 4 provides another level with amenities and terraces at the northern end for club members while ... Read more

Arkitektika’s Mentees finish Bachelor of Architecture

John Pearce, Director of Arkitektika, recently celebrated the Griffith University Architecture students he has been mentoring all year as part of the Australian Institute of Architects / SONA program at their end of year exhibition that also marked the end of their Bachelor of Architecture degree. Together they had a stimulating year exploring a range of buildings that Arkitektika had under construction, discussing their University studies and assignments, and finding out more about actual working as an Architect and the workings of ... Read more

Arkitektika marks 18 years of excellence and service

Arkitektika has now marked 18 years of providing dedicated personal service and creative architecture and design to our loyal clients. During that time we have been providing architectural services and delivered successful projects from northern New South Wales; throughout the Gold Coast; Brisbane; Central, Northern & Western Queensland, and Vanuatu. A sincere thankyou to all of our clients and consultants who have assisted us to deliver consistently wonderful and successful projects. Read more

easter update

At Arkitektika we have seen a marked increase in multi-residential and residential projects coupled with re-invigorated industry confidence in the first quarter of this year. Now we have the statistics to back up why the smart developers are starting to bring projects online. Always looking for the good news for our economy and industry we share with you some news that has come out over the Easter period about the economy and the housing market: Increased housing starts: Residential building approvals rose 3% in February ... Read more

Sanctuary Cove house starts

On a recent wet afternoon (and there have been a few!) we were proud to witness our satisfied clients along with the builder, Daniel Thompson of Latitude 28, ceremonially "turn the soil" to mark the start of construction for their new home. The clients have been excited throughout Arkitektika's design and documentation processes about their new home and the lifestyle they will enjoy in the custom designed house. Tailored to suit their needs and budget, the home will feature multiple indoor and outdoor ... Read more
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