BOUTIQUE WAREHOUSE CONVERSION INTO 17 RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS
55 Henry Street, Lilyfield
Bianchino + Associates
HENRY Apartments is a boutique residential development which involved the conversion of an existing warehouse building into 17 residential dwellings.
The development comprised a mixture of different types of residential dwellings, that being 2 terraces with street entry and 15 apartments over two levels. In addition there was a basement level car park, internal communal & private courtyards on ground level.
The existing brick façade was retained as an architectural feature of this development paying homage to the building’s industrial origin.
Designed by Bianchino + Associates. Henry fuses exceptional detail to a modern industrial design aesthetic, a harmonious balance of form and function. Seamless integration of nature and community, so that the future is considered.
This former warehouse and factory has been transformed into a small boutique apartment complex constructed within the shell of the existing factory walls. Careful consideration of the form and mass of the development enables the built form to fit harmoniously into the texture of the precinct respecting the massing of the local built form and the people who live, work and visit the environs of the project. Materials, elements and finishes selected are high quality and have a quasie industrial warehouse aesthetic to echo the past industrial age of the area and to provide a distinctive identity to the local environment. The project provides an opportunity to provide unique dwellings within the municipality and to design a building within the existing fabric of an industrial building which retains links to the past heritage and character of the area. The facades are articulated with a variety of architectural forms, elements, materials and colours so as to provide variety, character and interest and to hark back to the industrial usage of this site.