ArchDaily CopyLandscape:Luke BaldwinDeveloper:CeeroseTown Planner:Daniel McNamaraScale Architectural Model:Luis TovarBca Consultant:Stuart BoyceArchitect In Charge:Tony OwenProject Team:Tony Owen, Andres Caceras, Wendy Tong, Raymond NgCity:SydneyCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Tony Owen PartnersRecommended ProductsMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapText description provided by the architects. The Eden Art Wall apartment development explores the line between architecture and sign. This urban infill project is located in a varied and complex part of the Sydney cityscape and is visible from many vantages. The office sought to explore the possibilities of adding to the tapestry as a piece of art in the urban landscape. The project comprises 24 apartments consisting of a mix of 1bed, 2 bed and 3 bed penthouses. The project is located in a narrow laneway adjoining apartments to the east, and looks onto the Frasers Central Park development to the west. Save this picture!Courtesy of Tony Owen PartnersInitially we determined the design envelope and the unit layouts to maximize amenity, views, ventilation, solar access and efficiency. The 2 principle facades faced entirely different issues, The eastern façade is in close proximity to adjoining apartments and contains the principle living areas for solar access. This façade has a fully operable façade with a combination of glass, silver metal and red metal louvers to control privacy. The west façade contains bedrooms and circulation corridors. We used vertical louvers here to control western sun. This is the art wall. Save this picture!Courtesy of Tony Owen PartnersVertical louvres of varying colours and textures create a pattern on the eight-storey facade that is discernable only from a distance. Up close it’s just a part of the colour of the city, by when viewed from afar a distinct image emerges of fabric flowing in the breeze. Five visual concepts were trialed, including the face of a Kate Blanchette. In a unique approach, the final image was chosen from an on-line poll of various options to allow the public to decide the streetscape of their city. Some Council officers even registered their preference, with the abstract fabric design being judged more appropriate than the graphic of the attractive blonde, the floating clouds, the cityscape and the CBD skyline. Save this picture!Courtesy of Tony Owen PartnersThe interiors are bold, with colourful tiles, geometric-patterned wallpaper, exposed storage options, modular joinery, and kitchens designed as large pieces of furniture to maximise the space. Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessSeaside Resort Development Competition Entry / John Thompson & Partners + Alan Dunlo…Unbuilt ProjectKita Göttingen / Despang ArchitektenArticlesProject locationAddress:Sydney, AustraliaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Apartments “COPY” Eden Art Wall Apartments / Tony Owen Partners CopyAbout this officeTony Owen PartnersOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsSydneyHousingAustraliaPublished on March 08, 2013Cite: “Eden Art Wall Apartments / Tony Owen Partners” 08 Mar 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.