About the project
- About The Project
Heritage 21 worked closely with the architects Andre Baroukh and Paul Brough in the development of the single storey Woy- Woy cottage into a two storey residence ensuring that all significant details of the original house were retained and carried over into the extruded second storey.
Heritage 21 was presented with an interesting project and a dynamic client. The aim was to add a second storey to the distinctly Moderne house built in the 1940s by carefully respecting its detail, curves and structure into the level above in order to provide additional accommodation and a swimming pool for the house. Heritage 21 worked closely with the client, the architects, and the builder through all phases of the project.
- What was done
A second storey was added to the existing house.
- Time frame
- Statement of Heritage Impact
- Heritage Design Advice
- On- site Heritage Architect
- Minuting of all on-site meetings throughout the construction period
Why was the work undertaken?
The client required additional accommodation due to growing family.
Who was the work completed for?
Isaac Solomon was the owner of the residence
Highly positive result – retention of original components and adaptive response to the original in the construction of the second storey above the single storey dwelling.View gallery Get in touch
What our clients
& partners say:
“I'd like to thank Paul and Lauren for their dedication, persistence and well thought through support and substantiation of the design merits of our development proposal; it is no easy feat to have a new building approved in a heritage conservation area, and particularly adjacent to heritage items. ”
Tim McLachlanDevelopment Manager
“I consider that we have a well prepared case that has been cogently articulated by Paul and Michael. It is a fraught experience for us, however we do appreciate the input from top professionals such as Paul ”
Richard MannRegistered Architect
“Hi team at Heritage 21 I just wanted to say thanks for all your hard work on Mosman and being so responsive etc. One of our team recommended you and I have been very happy with the service provided. ”
Di JonesPrincipal - Linked Project Management
“We would also like to take a quick moment to thank you all for your contribution to the project and we will update you on any developments as necessary”
Jose SerraoRegistered Architect
“Dear Heritage 21 team, I am please to advise that all the work prepared by your team has satisfied council’s contentions. We definitely know who to come to next time for heritage matters. ”
Andres CaceresLevel 33
“Thank you for all your work preparing this Statement of Heritage. I sat down yesterday and had a good read cover to cover, and felt very appreciative of your level of research and detailed consideration of our requirements.”
“Just wanted to let you know, Council agreed with us in our application to reinstate the front facade! I am so excited. I wanted to thank you for all your help in getting this across the line. ”
“It has been a pleasure to work with you and your team as well!”
“Dear Heritage 21 team - This is an excellent result, thank you for all your work.”
“Sites with heritage values present great opportunities, however often can be easily derailed if clear, concise and timely advice is not provide at the earliest stages of site planning. I have worked with Heritage 21 over numerous projects across Sydney and have found them to be valuable project partners in the development process. ”
Vince HardyUrban Planning Consultant, Cityscapeplanning+projects
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