Mosman Park is a diverse neighbourhood that treads a fine line between the gritty and the riparian.
Glyde St, its mini high street has recently been up-zoned by a council trying to accommodate housing density and a more walkable lifestyle for its residents.
The recent history of this site in particular was Fernando’s Nursery, a locally famous Spaniard who made up prices on the spot depending on his mood.
Our approach was to take these different threads of context and history and weave them into a narrative that acknowledges the past and looks towards the future of the street.
28 dual aspect apartments are intertwined with extensive planting and sit over hospitality tenancies and parklets. A co-working space on the 4th floor invites the community inside while a roof terrace democratically shares the best view with all residents.