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The Lantern Apartments, VIC

Builder
Orange Construction
Project Type
Apartment Building
Products Used
External Structural Steel Systems
Address
195 Wellington St, Collingwood VIC

A Modern Showpiece in Melbourne

With a bold black and white façade that has been sculpted to emulate cascading ribbons, Plus Architecture was enlisted by Developers Blue Earth Group to design The Lantern Apartments building to be a modern showpiece encompassing 84 apartments across 9 levels.

Residents have access to an extensive rooftop recreation area, including moonlight cinema, alfresco dining, teppanyaki grill, barbeque, bar and entertainment area; all encapsulated by a curved slatted pergola that provides protection from the elements all year round.

Lantern VIC Rooftop Bar
The Rooftop Bar overlooking the Melbourne skyline.

Positioned in the thriving suburb of Collingwood, The Lantern Apartments are surrounded by the lush green spaces of Fiztroy Gardens and Carlton Gardens, expansive kayaking and cycling tracks along Yarra Boulevard, and just a stones-throw away from Melbourne’s CBD.

Studco’s Engineering Team collaborated with contractors Diangel Constructions to devise the ideal structural solution for the project. Standard steel framing was not a viable solution for the Lantern Apartment Building due to its unique design, so the Studco® Engineering Team delivered a custom external steel framing solution that would best fit the requirements of the structure and support the larger window openings.

Constant collaboration between was essential throughout the project and the Studco Engineering Team was readily available to answer any questions or concerns to ensure Builders Orange Construction were able to complete the framing without complications.

Lantern VIC Facade
A street view of the stunning external façade wrapping the building.

Studco’s mission is to make sure our customers can be industry leaders that can provide a competitive edge and quality finish with any project they have. Studco’s dependable engineers, account managers, and customer service team makes the Studco difference noticeable and valuable to every
customer.

Discover the difference between Studco’s service guarantee and learn what partnering with leaders in innovative building products can do for your project.

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