477 Pitt Street
Providing a blueprint for the transformation of existing commercial assets into enlivened contemporary workplaces, 477 Pitt Street occupies a rare whole-of-island site to the south of Sydney CBD. The 32-storey office tower comprises lobby and associated retail spaces, upper level roof terrace. Three heritage listed buildings also occupy the site.
The design response transforms the appearance and performance of the building by refreshing its interior spaces and services and introducing a new rain screen cladding to the existing precast façade. A series of ESD initiatives deliver considerably enhanced sustainability credentials.
At ground level, a new building identity and legible arrival sequence are forged through a series of intelligent, strategic interventions. A landscape threshold provides respite to Pitt Street, while a veranda introduces space for curated activities, public art and informal meetings.
The heritage listed Australian Gaslight building, originally a showroom for new gas appliances, is repurposed as an event zone for the building’s vibrant tech community to hold workshops and functions. A sitting room adjacent to the lobby provides welcoming areas for tenants to work, meet and collaborate. A wellness centre, adjacent to a north-facing elevated terrace, enhances amenity for the building’s users.
- Traditional Custodians of the land Gadigal people of the Eora Nation
- Client ISPT
- Location Sydney, New South Wales
- Project Duration 2014 –
- Floor Levels 31
- Floor Area 52,980 sqm
- Team James Loder, Mathew van Kooy, Jasmin Williamson, Marguerite de Villiers, TimothyJames Loder, Mathew van Kooy, Jasmin Williamson, Marguerite de Villiers, Timothy Watson, Alex Peck, Tom Denham, Jeff Arnold, Andrew Lamond, Angus McNichol, Berenice Melis, Di Hu, Lee Yee Choi, Shu-Yan Yew