This sensitive redevelopment of a pair of historic sandstone offices in saw ASPECT Studios rejuvenate a neglected part of the central Sydney streetscape and breathe life into the internal spaces of the heritage buildings.
TRADITIONAL OWNERS & ONGOING CUSTODIANS OF THE LAND The Gadigal of the Eora Nation
CLIENT Built / City of Sydney
LOCATION Sydney, NSW, Australia
YEAR 2016 - 2022
The reworked public realm creates a new arrival experience suitable for the luxury hotel that now occupies the buildings, while also seizing the opportunity to activate and expand an underutilised public plaza.
Verdant planting and fixed seating and lighting are among the additions that have re-established Farrer Place as a destination, rather than a thoroughfare.