Nestled amongst a eucalypt forest in the leafy suburb of Lindfield on Sydney’s North Shore, responding to the heritage character of the district. Materiality, style and form were all chosen to complement the existing housing styles, whilst defining a distinctly new and modern building.
The development consists of a 58 unit residential complex defined into five smaller communities within two separate buildings. The individual entries are all accessed from the central courtyard space that flows down between the buildings and spills into the reinstated bushland watercourse on the properties northern boundary. Careful consideration of solar access and natural ventilation allow all units to achieve high levels of thermal comfort, combined with screening that provides residents the flexibility to control their own environments and ensure privacy.