Black Street Apartments

Mixed Use Development | Brunswick | VIC

Total Floor Area:

1,450 sqm

Completed:

2017

Design/ Documentation:

9 months

Construction Period:

11 months

Builder:

College Constructions

Photography:

Adam Gibson

Scope of Work:

11 Apartments

Refurbishment to Shop unit

Basement & Car Stacker

Heritage Context

This slender six-storey apartment is a boutique development to the rear of an historic shopfront on Sydney Rd in Brunswick. The development comprises 10 apartments within the new build and a sensitive refurbishment of the existing dwelling over the shop unit, as well as basement storage, car stackers to accommodate 10 vehicles

Concrete structure expressed. Black box suspended. Sunshading forms architecture. daylight from three sides. Generous apartments - two per level served by central lift and stair core. Recycled bricks a feature. Activation of laneway emphasised by new pedestrian connection. Set precedent for development.