tony owen partners creates hexagonal alpha lewisham flats
 
tony owen partners creates hexagonal alpha lewisham flats tony owen partners creates hexagonal alpha lewisham flats
may 16, 2015

tony owen partners creates hexagonal alpha lewisham flats

tony owen partners creates hexagonal alpha lewisham flats
all images courtesy of tony owens partners

 

 

 

on the outskirts of sydney, australia’s metropolitan area is a recently finished residential building by tony owen partners. drawing influence from cell-like structures found in nature, the ‘alpha lewisham’ housing complex contains 70 units within its modular, pod based design. the structure stands as the principle cornerstone for the mcgill master plan — also conceived by tony owen partners — which will further transform the urban area.

tony owen partners alpha lewisham designboom
‘alpha lewisham’ at night

 

 

 

the hexagonal façade creates an environmental screen which dually controls light-intake and frames views to the surrounding areas. standing at a total of seven levels, the interior is composed of apartments, multi-story commons areas, and a select amount of retail and commercial spaces. flats are available in one or two bedrooms on the bottom five floors, with exclusive ‘sky homes’ located on the sixth and seventh. these two to three bedroom dwellings offer expansive roof terraces with panoramic views towards the city and neighboring parklands.

tony owen partners alpha lewisham designboom
rear laneway


north view

tony owen partners alpha lewisham designboom
street at night

tonyowenspartnersdesignboom01
lobby

tony owen partners alpha lewisham designboom
upper lobby

 

 

designboom has received this project through its ‘DIY submissions’ feature, which welcomes readers to submit their own work for publication. see more designboom readers submissions here.

 

edited by: nick brink | designboom

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
    all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    architecture news

    ×
    keep up with our daily and weekly stories
    501,544 subscribers
    - see sample
    - see sample