A collaboration between architect, gallerist, restauranteur, artist and visionary.


How does Thornton distinguish itself as an exemplar of progressive residential development in Brisbane?

From conception, Thornton was designed with a vision to deliver a work of residential architecture that would rival the best city museum or art gallery. Its unparalleled design is distinguished by the calibre of its creators, each a leader of their field; Architect Liam Proberts, Gallerist Philip Bacon AM, Chef and Restauranteur Thierry Galichet, Artist Ralph Wilson and Visionary Developer John Livingstone. Through a true and genuine collaboration, Thornton has emerged as something greater than the sum of its parts. The architecture moves beyond apartment design to envision a building of enduring quality and value that will set a new benchmark for whole-floor apartments in Brisbane.

How does the architecture of Thornton create the ultimate, contemporary living environment?

Thornton strikes balance in creating spaces for celebration and reflection. Thornton recognises that living spaces will be a focus for entertainment, engagement and gathering in a setting and with a backdrop that is rarely experienced in the city. The careful consideration for the relationship and functionality of kitchen and living hubs ensures the central heart of the home facilitates large celebrations and enables simple enjoyment and quiet moments. Interior spaces are designed with a level of care and attention to detail that imparts an enduring quality of finish throughout. Gallery-like spaces and finishes allow residents to inhabit and curate their spaces. Finishes are selected to transcend fashion with a material palette that is functional, appealing and tactile.


Whole-Floor Apartment
Private client
Architecture, Interiors
Brisbane, Australia
JGL Properties
Project Details
13-Storey Apartment Building with Heritage House Refurbishment / 3792 m² GFA / 13 Apartments
Phillip Bacon, Thierry Gauchet and Ralph Wilson
Cardno, Lat27, TTM Group, WSP, Robert Bird Group, ADGCE, Conrad Gargett
Hutchinson Builders
Christopher Frederick Jones
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