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onceived by the multi award-winning
Hillam Architects as an urban retreat
that blends the sophistication of
luxury international resorts with the
relaxed coastal atmosphere of Swanbourne, Aria
Apartments represents a new vanguard for multi-
residential living in Western Australia. And for
David Hillam, principal of Hillam Architects, the
project is reflective of the growing expectations of
apartment purchasers, who have come to equate
downsizing as an opportunity to maximise lifestyle.
Set within an expansive and elevated
deck enhanced by tropical landscaping and
a communal cabana space, an infinity-edge
pool is orientated to maximise commanding
views across the Lake Claremont Golf Course
to the CBD beyond. Overlooking the pool deck
and accessible via glazed stacking doors, an
elegant residents’ lounge offers a place of
respite and relaxation.
Residents have access to a timber-lined yoga
studio and massage space which, complemented
by a state-of-the-art gym, allows residents to
balance exercise of the mind, body and soul.
Across the seven levels, generously
proportioned apartments enjoy comfortable
open-plan living, full-height floor-to-ceiling
glazing, and oversized outdoor terraces,
emphasising the perception of light and space.
High levels of craftsmanship, integrated cabinetry
and concealed storage allow for a streamlined way
of life. Penthouses are defined by double-height
living spaces and expansive rooftop retreats.
The sharp angles and pristine white fascia of
the buildings’ structure are complemented by
slatted timber-look screens, deep balconies with
angled windows and golden-coloured, anodised
aluminium screens, creating a striking statement
that will become a landmark for residential living.
Aria Apartments reflects the progressive
and pragmatic design approach of Hillam
Architects, which has been nurtured over
the past 25 years of working with clients to design
and deliver architecture that enhances their
A luxurious sanctuary located in a pristine coastal precinct,
Aria Apartments is a progressive and defining addition to
the West Australian multi-residential market.
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