Make Architects have been commissioned to design a new residential development in Chatswood which the firm hopes will become a catalyst for future development in the area.
Located in the Chatswood CBD expansion area on Anderson St, the mixed-use neighborhood will offer retail and commercial opportunities on the lower levels, with 110 residences split between two towers on the upper levels. The two towers culminate at 90 meters high and are united by a central green column of communal gardens located every third floor. The gardens will foster community and connection with people inside the building and with the outside.
An infinity pool, gym, sauna, cinema, BBQ area and rooftop garden complete the list of amenities. Make’s landscape partners, Lat 27, will oversee the design of the green spaces.
A ground floor link encourages circulation through the site to an existing driveway. Associated with commercial offers, the artery will create a new public space accessible to all. It is possible here to commission local and First Nations artists to create artwork for public spaces and walkways.
“We are proud to have won this project in the Design Excellence competition. The aspiration and focus on great design was clear from the start from all parties involved,” says Make Director Simon Lincoln.
Make’s project manager, Jacob Alsop, says the project will achieve lasting design results.
“This project will bring much-needed new homes to a growing area, while meeting the needs and wants of Sydney residents in the post-COVID era. We designed the building to have abundant natural light, shared and private outdoor spaces, common areas for connection with the surrounding community, and design features that ensure privacy for residents.
A development application will be submitted later this year.