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ocated amongst Sydney’s established Northern suburbs, the Putney Hill development in Ryde is a lively community with everything a homeowner could ever need. The project was secured by COX winning a design competition held by Frasers.
Putney is a popular neighbourhood of over 800 apartments and houses, nestled amongst parklands, community gardens, children’s playgrounds, running tracks and native bushland.
Since building started in 2011 it has become a desired development, with stages being fast-tracked in 2015 due to the sell-out success of first release apartments.
All 800 dwellings, which range from apartments to houses, were constructed in six stages. Typologies include low-rise houses on terraced landscapes, semi-detached dwellings along the edge of the site and low-density dwellings that transition in scale.
The development dedicated over 60-per-cent of the site to open space – set among flowering canopies of mature evergreen trees, including figs and fragrant fruit trees.
Key public spaces include a rooftop terrace and community garden, landscaped courtyard, law and BBQ areas, multi-purpose communal room complete with a kitchen and outdoor fitness equipment.
Project Budget – $600,000,000
Completion Date – 2020
COX is a design-focused contemporary architectural practice with studios located in every major Australian city and a history spanning 60 years. Key to their ethos is supporting the public life of our cities. Cox does this by ensuring each project makes positive contributions to its public realm – giving more than it takes.
A pervading theme in Martin’s work is that of situating people in their environments reaffirming their place in the world.
This comes from a deep belief that people are shaped by their surroundings.
Of late, Martin’s passion for architectural photography has brought him numerous prestigious commissions.
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