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Glazing the way: On the design details behind Brisbane’s Walan Apartments 

The award-winning Walan Apartments strike an impressive figure against Brisbane’s city skyline. Capral Aluminium’s innovative contributions to the project promise the dawn of a new era for high-end residential construction.

Glazing the way: On the design details behind Brisbane’s Walan Apartments 

Winner of the 2019 AIA Awards Brisbane Regional John Dalton Award for Building of the Year (Bureau^proberts), the Walan Apartments stand as a testament to the best of the best. Its state-of-the-art window and glazing systems articulate the very innovation, technology and progress which has come to define Capral’s contributions to the Australian residential construction scene.

Resident experience is at the forefront of every design decision behind the Walan Apartments. The artful integration of Capral and Schüco products allows spacious windows to flood the living areas with natural light, framing the breathtaking views of Brisbane City’s skyline from dawn to dusk.

Custom-designed Schüco doors support this ambitious approach to the residential space, providing cutting-edge thermal performance, resistance to high-wind pressures, and enhanced acoustic tolerances for maximum functionality.

 Innovation curls in every corner of the Walan Apartments. A standout feature includes the automatic screens which slide across each afternoon with the sunset to block the western sun whilst also significantly extending the usable living area of each residence.

The Schüco ASE 39PD.NI HD panoramic sliding door was created specifically for this project and provides an industrial-strength twist to the Schüco ASS 39PD.NI which ensures improved resistance to high-speed winds and water, and facilitates a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces.

Key to the building’s sustainable directive are the energy-efficient capabilities of the Schüco ASE 39PD and AGS 900 series sliding door. Complementing the high-functioning glazing systems used throughout the project, Capral’s ingenuity contributes greatly to Walan Apartment’s low environmental impact.

It is special features and forward-thinking design like this that positions Walan Apartments to adapt and respond to the ever-evolving needs of a city like Brisbane. Queensland’s vibrant capital city is rapidly expanding and the demands for high-end residential apartments are getting sleeker, subtler, and more sustainable.

The combination of Capral and Schüco window suites plays a pivotal role in upholding the building’s unique aesthetic character amongst lush hanging gardens and an eco-conscious façade.

Schüco products are available in Australia through Capral. Explore how Capral’s versatile, innovative and environmentally friendly designs harmonise technology with luxurious living with Walan Apartments: an ideal showcase for Capral’s exceptional product offering.

Capral Aluminium


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