Oceans is a twenty seven unit apartment building built on an inner city Southport site. To marry the building with the site and surrounding streetscape an articulated base was provided at the street front. A combination of gate house, building entry, feature pergola’s and planting screen the at grade parking from the street. Above this, the second level incorporates a podium to provide articulation and firmness to the base of the building. This podium also serves as screened outdoor room for the level two apartments.
Rising from the podium, levels two through five repeat the three typical apartment plans with level six incorporating two three bedroom penthouse apartments complete with sloped cathedral ceilings and clerestory windows to the easterly Ocean aspect. This level also incorporates community space including a lounge, outdoor recreation and dining areas and spa area.The building aesthetic refers to traditional ocean side residential architecture through the articulated base, sloped roof, deep overhangs and combination of a variety of cladding types and screening.