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No.1 Grantham

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PopovBass architects
 
location Sydney
function housing
contributed by popovbass

This eight storey apartment building located in one of Australia's densest urban environments has sought to overlap the old material form of its neighbours with delicate layered glass façade elements acting as privacy screens. The layered façade captures the reflections of sky water and illuminates the translucent building mass by night. At street level the fragmented glass façade rests on a sandstone base that incorporates recycled timber landscape elements evoking the materiality of the nearby wharves. The planning of the whole-floor, three bedroom apartments allow for ample cross ventilation. The deep balconies on the western façade protect the windows that face the view. In addition to this, the western façade is equipped with motorised blinds on the balcony edge. These blinds are operated automatically by the building management system and are designed to prevent the afternoon sun from hitting the glass.

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No.1 Grantham
Address
Grantham Street 1
Australia
Project is public!
Completion 7- 2010
Floor area/size 515 m2
ArchitectPopovBass architects
general consultantITM Design
structural engineerTTW
landscape designerWilliam Dangar Group
 
Project ID 8193
Latitude/Longitude 33°52'02S 151°13'27E
Contributed by popovbass
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