Upper House

South Brisbane, Queensland

Architect: Koichi Takada Architects

Photography: Aria Property Group

Upper House draws inspiration from the natural shapes found in the Daintree Rainforest. Nestled just moments away from the vibrant Southbank cultural precinct, this development is strategically oriented to embrace the captivating Brisbane skyline.

Architecture that echoes the roots of the native Moreton Bay Fig Tree

The building's sculptural 'ribbons' elegantly echo the roots of the native Moreton Bay Fig Tree, gracefully winding along the facade. At the roof level, these ribbons elegantly twist and intertwine, forming a shaded pergola that enhances the generously proportioned recreational and well-being spaces.


Australia’s first double-story rooftop wellness club for residents

Developed by Aria Property Group, Upper House is Australia’s first double-story rooftop wellness club for residents. The interiors emanate warmth with exposed timber cladding, natural materials meticulous craftsmanship creating a laid-back essence of luxury.

Elevating the the essence of laid back luxury

Teaming up with Cosh Living, the penthouse apartments, recognised as the Upper Club, were adorned with locally crafted pieces from Kett, alongside timeless Italian pieces from Potocco. Both brands enhanced the essence of laid-back luxury by incorporating organic forms and high-quality materials inspired by our immediate landscape, creating a welcoming and warm atmosphere.

  • Otway Lounge Chair

    The Otway collection is defined by its soft timber profile.The Otway Lounge Chair features a gentle arch in solid ash, tapered legs and refined upholstery in fabric or leather

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  • Otway Sofa

    Designed and made in Australia, the Otway sofa features a base and legs crafted from solid oak. The seat cushions consist of premium slow-release memory foam, while the back cushions are composed of a feather/down blend, ensuring ultimate comfort.

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  • Velis Barstool 15% Off Indoor Furniture Potocco

    Velis Stool

    The Velis collection seamlessly integrates solid wood and upholstery, achieving a perfect balance and mutual support. Featuring comfortable and inviting shapes, the range includes dining chairs, occasional chairs, and stools with a distinctive curved backrest and airy lateral openings, adding a touch of lightness to the design.

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Designed by Koichi Takada Architects

Established in 2008, Koichi Takada Architects is based in Sydney with a Brisbane studio. Principal Koichi Takada, residing in Sydney, leads the firm in delivering distinctive and impactful designs worldwide. The architecture group focuses on creating organically inspired spaces to help the world reconnect with a more natural, intuitive, and conscious future. With a deep commitment to the planet, the firm endeavours to leave it in a better state than it was found.

  • Glenaire Low Back Swivel Chair

    In a harmonious blend of artistry and engineering, the Glenaire rests on a solid timber base with an integrated swivel mechanism. The design features a soft line flowing from the arm into a comfortable backrest. Available in both high and low-back models, the curved seat allows for easy relaxation.

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  • Otway Round Coffee Tables Porcelain

    The Otway coffee table collection is a contemporary range of nesting coffee and side tables. Available in a range of natural timber tones, the porcelain top offers a marble-like appearance, while being non-porous, and easy to clean. (This means no need to panic when guests are drinking red wine without a coaster!)

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  • Otway Armchair

    The Otway Armchair features a distinct curvilinear form that complements the human body. Its smooth, rounded legs create an intersection that cradles the seat, presenting an elegant yet structurally sound design. Combining fine woodworking with contemporary production, the Otway armchair becomes a signature piece in the home or workplace — an enduring example of Australian furniture designed to last.

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