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Otto Apartments

Otto is an eight storey apartment building with three basement levels on an 1100 square metre site in Brunswick.

Quick Facts

Project Type Apartments and Commercial, Civil
Project Materials Concrete, Steel
Construction Budget $13 million
Project Size Large
Completed Project Yes
Completion Date March 2013

Map Location

175 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Project Team

Developer Damgar Group
Builder Becon Constructions
Architect Daryl Pelchen Architects

Project Description

Otto is an eight storey apartment building with three basement levels on an 1100 square metre site in Brunswick. There are five commercial tenancies, 75 car spaces over three levels and 64 apartments.

The building superstructure designed by MacLeod Consulting includes:

  • post-tensioned in-situ floors supported on reinforced concrete blade columns and walls
  • blade reinforced concrete columns are hidden in inter-tenancy acoustic walls
  • precast concrete stair cores and external walls
  • lightweight timber and steel beams and column roof structures
  • steel canopy framing

The retention system is a soldier pile and concrete spray wall retention system with temporary ground anchors.

Civil design included seepage drainage, roof drainage and water storage for recycling.