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The Viva by Crown Group Sydney, NSW

For all residential building development projects, the safety and comfort of occupants are of utmost importance during the planning process. In today’s connected world, home automation is playing a more pivotal role than ever to enhance people’s everyday living experience. 

Viva by Crown is a prime example of a development project that is making headway in innovative smart living. Viva coined their name from the word, ‘viva’, which is Latin for live! The name was inspired by one of their fundamental values: providing an exceptional lifestyle experience for people in today’s modern world.

Staying true to their name, Viva has made a truly exquisite urban sanctuary for contemporary living in the centre of Sydney.

Legrand partnered with electrical contractor, G&S Maroun, to develop an ‘all-in-one’ automation solution, supporting Viva by Crown’s vision of streamlined contemporary living.

BTicino’s 2-Wire Intercom and Automation systems were selected for the centralised supervision of the entire apartment block. These systems can also manage each apartment in detail, such as room temperature and door entry control.

Careful thought has gone into the ‘user experience’ when designing BTicino’s 2-Wire and Automation systems, giving the user freedom to manage their room locally or via smart phone.

To give the user ultimate control, BTicino’s 10” Touchscreen video handset was also selected. This allows residents to manage their door entry, monitor their energy usage and all other home automation functions.

Legrand’s Arteor coverplates were used to accessorise the systems, giving each room an impeccable finish with the coverplates’ stunning finishes.

This residential development project is part of Crown Group Holdings, an Australian property management enterprise that specialises in property investment and serviced apartments.

Legrand is delighted to have provided one of Australia’s most prestigious industry bodies with an electrical solution, which combines user simplicity with technological sophistication.

If you want to keep up with the trends of connectivity, smart homes and streamlined living, choose Legrand for your next project.

 -BTicino Intercom system 2 wire and Automation system
 -BTicino Touch Screen 10"video handset
 -Arteor coverplates

G&S Electrical Services

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Arc by Crown Group Sydney, NSW

In today’s fast paced world, staying constantly connected is the new norm. To facilitate this fast-paced, constantly ‘switched on’ culture, an increasing amount of devices are becoming automated. Home automation, for example, is transforming the way people live, work and communicate, opening up exciting new opportunities for industries and contractors.


For larger residential and commercial projects, such as hotels, apartments and office buildings, more and more contractors are turning to automated solutions.


A prime example is the Arc by Crown Group development project in Sydney’s CBD. With an eye for architectural sophistication, leading property management enterprise, Crown Group, is dedicated to enhancing the growth of cities through engineering excellence, supreme design and creative flare. 


Sharing this same vision, Sydney-based electrical contractor, DDP Electrical Services, partnered with Legrand to develop a supreme-quality automation solution for this major residential project.


During the design of Arc by Crown Group’s penthouse, Legrand was DDP’s first choice for the room’s automated solution. BTicino’s 2-Wire Intercom and Automation systems were selected for their superior performance, user-friendly technology and ease of installation. This allowed for room temperature maintenance, door entry control (either locally or via smartphone), and the centralised supervision of the whole apartment block.


For extra control and safety, BTicino’s 10” Touchscreen video handset was selected, so residents can manage video door entry systems, energy usage and all other home automation functions.


The system was dressed in Legrand’s stunning Arteor coverplates, which are renowned for their exquisitely original finishes, manufactured from materials made of genuine timbers, leathers and shimmering metals.


Legrand is a global leader in providing simple solutions that are specifically tailored to suit a wide range of residential and commercial projects.


If you want to keep up with the trends of connectivity, smart homes and streamlined living, choose Legrand for your next project.



- Bticino Intercom system 2 wire and Automation system

- BTicino Touch Screen 10"video handset

- Arteor coverplates



DDP Electrical Services


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Sky Apartments, Perth, WA

Part of the Diploma Group, Sky Apartments is an apartment block consisting of 118 apartments over 22 Levels. 

HPM Excel Switches and Sockets with Matt Silver coverplates were chosen for their proven reliability and classic finish. Legrand exit signs and emergency lighting was chosen for the competitive total cost of installation.


Lawrence Scanlan & Associates

Electrical Contractor:

Global Electrotech

Construction Company:

Diploma Construction


-HPM Excel Switches and Sockets with Matt Silver Coverplates
-HPM Circuit Protection and load centres
-legrand exit & emergency lighting

Callo Residence, Perth, WA

Situated in the tranquil surrounds of Hazelmere in Perth, Western Australia, the Callo residence utlises the BTicino video door entry, sound diffusion and lighting control systems. The BTicino Axolute video display panel was chosen for it's stylish finish and quality materials: glass and polished metal. BTicino powerpoints and audio visual sockets from the Light range were also installed.


-Bticino Lighting Control
-Sound Diffusion and Door Entry Systems

Kew Houses, Kew, VIC

This high-profile design project of two adjacent residences cover three levels each and looks onto Melbourne's Yarra River and Studley Park. Both feature 3 bedrooms, entertainment areas and pools. Italian designed, the BTicino video door entry system and wiring devices complemented the very sleek interiors and exteriors.

The Kew houses have won multiple design awards from the Building Designers Association of Victoria including 

  • Design of the Year 2008
  • Best Residential Design 2008
  • Best Interior Design – Residential 2008
  • Most effective use of glass 2008
  • Most effective use of timber 2008

Interior Designer:

Vibe Design


Sparks Electrical


-Bticino Video Door Entry System
-Bticino Light Switches
-Data and Tv Sockets

Trio Apartments, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

Trio Apartments is part of an urban revitalisation project of the old Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children. Fraser's Property developed 403 apartments on the site over 15 floors, as well as commercial, retail and public facilities such as gyms and swimming pools.

Fraser's specified the HPM Excel range of switches, powerpoints, data and tv outlets for the apartments, adding Linea switches and outlets in the kitchens. Legrand Slide Connect G2 exit signs were also specified.

Property Developer:

Frasers Property

Electrical Contractor:

Heyday Electrics


-HPM Excel Switches and outlets
-HPM Linea Switches and PowerPoints
-HPM and Legrand Circuit Protection and Legrand Slide Connect G2 Exit Signs

Meriton Apartments Rhodes Peninsula, Sydney, NSW

Rhodes Peninsula is a Meriton development of more than 1000 apartments on the former Union Carbine site in Rhodes. 

Meriton specified the HPM Excel range of switches and outlets with matt silver cover plates. To achieve savings on materials, energy-consumption and labour, they also specified the Legrand Slide Connect G2 exit signs and Legrand Satellites to satisfy emergency lighting needs.


HNK Electrical


-HPM Excel Switches and Outlets
-HPM and Legrand Circuit Protection
-Legrand Slide Connect G2 Exit Signs and Legrand Satellite Emergency Lighting.

Hampton Court House, Sovereign Islands, QLD

Located on the prestigious Sovereign Islands at the Gold Coast, the private residence at Hampton Court in a waterfront home complete with 5 bedrooms, study, home theatre, private jetty and room for 8 cars.

 BTicino lighting control and sound diffusion systems were installed along with the door entry system to provide the house with a point of difference. The simplicity of the touchscreens means every aspect of house from lighting, blinds and sound can be controlled easily from one of the ten touchscreens installed throughout the house. The BTicino Living range of outlets with Brushed steel coverplates were selected for their sleek appearance to compliment the aesthetic of the house.

 Master Builder Award winner 2010

  • Individual Home $2 million plus category, Gold Coast area


Paul Mayer design

Electrical Contractor:

Jam electrical

Construction Company:

Malibu developments


-Bticino lighting control system and touch screens.
-Bticino video door entry system with 2 internal stations and 1 vandall proof outdoor station.
-Bticino sound diffusion system with 6 zones.
-Switches, power points, data and tv sockets with living brushed steel cover plates