Grand Central Shopping Centre Toowoomba
The activated frontages of Margaret Street and Victoria Street, the unique Duggan Lane off Duggan Street, and the restaurant precinct in Central Square, expand the daytime and evening dining options available to the community and integrate the new centre with the streets and lanes of central Toowoomba.
Video Credit: Studio Magnified and QIC
A broad roof canopy filters the abundant sunlight afforded by the northern orientation and references the city emblem, the Toowoomba violet, in petal like forms that are woven organically into a central timber and steel supporting column.
The curved timber ceiling establishes a pattern and textural dialogue with the exterior façade to create a connection between the internal spaces and external skin of the built form.