Zaha Hadid Designs Two "Sculptural" Towers for Australia's Gold Coast

Zaha Hadid has unveiled plans for two "sculptural" towers and a new privately-owned cultural precinct at Mariner's Cove on Australia's Gold Coast. Commissioned by Sunland Group, the $600 million mixed-use project will include two 44-story residential towers, ground floor retail, a 69-suite boutique hotel and underground aquarium, along with an art gallery, museum and outdoor sculptural gardens.

“Each residential tower is designed as if it were an organic, living form, with sinuous lines interlacing upwards from the tapered base, creating a sense of flow and movement. This vibrancy is further brought to life by the reflection and interaction of the glass facade with its stunning Broadwater setting," said Sunland Managing Director, Sahba Abedian. “The museum’s sweeping organic forms reflect the landscape of its unique location, symbolic of the dunal shapes distinctive to the Broadwater."

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“At the ground plane, the towers merge seamlessly with public spaces dedicated to culture and the arts via an art gallery and museum, an outdoor sculptural art precinct, and conference centre," adds Abedian. "The underground Aquarium, organically integrated in the landscape and plaza layout, completes the master plan.”

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Zaha Hadid Designs Two "Sculptural" Towers for Australia's Gold Coast" 15 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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