Polly | 105 Macquarie Street Apartment
105 Macquarie Street, Hobart
Saturday, Nov 13
Architects: Unknown, Preston Lane Architects (2017)
The first of two apartments, this project involved the re-imagining of the upper most floor of a prominent heritage listed building in central Hobart. Formerly used as office space the brief was to provide two short term stay apartments each with a distinct ‘personality’ reflective of their position and aspect within the building.
The Polly overlooks a prominent park encompasses the idea of celebration through bold colour (abstract mural commissioned by local artist ‘Eloise Lark’), generous use of light and volume; the second unit, The second apartment, the Henry, exploring the concept of contemplation through the controlled use of light scale and tactile materials – each apartment having its own unique identity. This project was awarded the Alexander North Award for Interior Architecture in the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards.
Open: 10 am – 1 pm
Accessibility: Stair access only
New to Program
Suitable for Children
Stair Access Only
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