Balencia Apartments - 454 St Kilda Road. MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Balencia Apartments: 454 St Kilda Road, MELBOURNE

Balencia Apartments
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Building Profile

Name : Balencia Apartments

Location

Address: 454 St Kilda Road
City: MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3004


Construction Details

Built: 2006 - 2007
Original use: Residential (Apartments)
Current use: Residential (Apartments)

(to pinnacle) : 81m
number of floors : 23

Built in the Recent period in the Modern style

Notable features

A beautiful self-referential dark mirror glass tower set on a plaza.  The plan is similar to a curved set of brackets, with one side smooth and scalloped, punctured only by small rectilinear verandah holes and the other with an elegant twin set of bows punctuated by a square grid pattern.  At the base, a services and back entrance is defined in a block of patterned metal.

History

Architect: Wood Marsh


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