Urbanest Student Housing

South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland

This medium rise, 13 storey building for Urbanest acts as a long-term accommodation facility, providing 716 beds for tertiary education students. This building has a typical floor plate area of approximately 1,345m2 and the general pattern is clusters of 4-6 ensuited bedrooms combined with a shared kitchen/living room on each floor. The building is clad with load-bearing precast concrete panels. There is no parking but a bike store is provided.

There is a mix of self-contained ensuited studio apartments, DDA accessible studio apartments and the aforementioned clusters. The ground floor has shared communal recreation facilities and administration facilities along with services and other back of house requirements.

Urbanest Student Housing
Site Plan
Urbanest Student Housing
Ground Plan
Urbanest Student Housing
Upper Plan
  • Technical Information
  • Cox Team
Project Status
Completed, 2007-2009
Key Consultants
Donald Cant Watts Corke, Gamble McKinnon Green, Aqualogical
Contractor / Builder
John Holland
Gross Floor Area
Peter Hale
Mohsen Rahmanian
Ricky Hill
Solomon Romion
Kristian O’Brien
Jeremy Marsden