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Connor Apartments

Location:
Sydney
Type:
Apartments
Year:
2018
Interior Designer:
Smart Design Studio
Photographer:
Mark Syke

More than just a building, Connor at Central Park is the new gateway to one of Sydney’s most popular urban precincts – Central Park in Chippendale.

Home to 178 apartments and retail on the ground floor, this 13-storey building reads as a series of boxes or cubes suspended in the air – a delicate balance of form, composition and proportion.

Entering from Chippendale Green, visitors and residents are drawn though a compressed portal into a dramatic three-storey atrium lobby.

Extending across all three stories, a huge light box illuminates the centre of the building, changing colour through the day choreographed from an infinite spectrum of colours.

The kitchen and joinery design draws inspiration from three great cities of the world, Helsinki, Antwerp and Granada. Interlocking forms are created by contrasting finishes, from raw matte timbers to glossy polyurethane or contrasting gloss levels to create subtle textural variations.

Connor Apartments are an intricate balance of location and surroundings, opportunity and conformity.

Both modern and warm, contemporary and inviting, it is supremely comfortable nestled on the edge of old and new.

The silky sheen created by the reflectiveness of its brushed copper/ aluminium composite cladding sets the building firmly on the cutting edge of design.

The exterior also features independently angled vertical fins that create a shimmering lenticular effect, bringing an inviting warmth that enhances the new urban landscape.

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Krusin Lounge Chair

Krusin Lounge Chair

Knoll Studio / Marc Krusin

The Krusin Guest Seating Collection draws inspiration from traditional chair designs, but asserts itself with an industrialized craft aesthetic. Leaving no joint unresolved and no angle unconsidere... More

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Miss

Davide Groppi / Omar Carraglia

 Slim and Essential   Davide Groppi's decorative and architectural products are simple in form, sleek and harmonize with modern architecture. His  philosophy is 'to design and cr... More

Tank Collection

Tank Collection

Tom Dixon

A series of glassware accessories made from mouth-blown glass. Heavy and generously proportioned objects sand-blasted with our logo on the base. Technical Details Made from mouth-blown glass. Each... More

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