Whitehall is an existing nursing home in Lindfield that has grown and expanded in a rambling and unplanned manner since the 1950’s around an existing 1920’s residence.
integratedDESIGNgroup were engaged to redesign the front half of the building and determine the extent of renovation to the rear wing. Our brief was to make the facility feel like `home’, with larger bedrooms, more generous living spaces, better access to natural light and ventilation, whilst externally to remain in keeping with the grand old homes that define the local area.
The scale of building elements remain residential and homely, sitting comfortably next to a five story modern apartment building. The materials draw from the local palette, with the dry pressed bricks relating to the post war brick californian bungalows, and the clean simple colours sitting elegantly in this established garden suburb.