Completed in late 2011, The Garden House offers all the convenience and vibrancy of city living in a tranquil environment. Situated opposite the Royal Carlton Gardens and the Royal Melbourne Exhibition Centre, the buzz of Lygon Street and the delights of Melbourne’s CBD are all within walking distance.
This residential development comprises 49 luxury apartments over five levels, with 61 car parking spaces at basement level and four spaces at ground level. There are also three separate townhouses accessed via Grosvenor Place. The ground floor includes both commercial and retail spaces.
The structure comprises a three storey textured masonry podium, elevated off the ground plane with a series of columns and splayed piers. The podium offers deep-set, angled concrete integrated balconies and external louvre blinds providing shade to the north and visual privacy to the south.
- Double glazing- Smart lighting- Rain water harvesting- External shading- Positive thermal mass- Landscaped terraces and gardens.
Nearby Carlton Gardens inspired visual and physical connectivity via the use of large windows and terraces. A plethora of landscaped planters further enhance this award-winning development.
Architects: Woods Bagot Interior design: Hecker Guthrie, Paul Hecker
Urban Development Institute of Australia Award for Excellence- President's Award, Most Outstanding Development in Australia- National Award, Medium Density Housing
Urban Development Institute of Australia Award for ExcellenceVictorian State Award, Meduim Density Development