© Rodrigo Vargas

© Rodrigo Vargas
  • Builder: Lend Lease Building
  • Landscape Architect: Aspect/Occulus
  • Lighting Concept Design: Speirs + Major
  • Structural Engineer: Arcadis
  • Hydraulic Engineer: Warren Smith & Partners
  • Fire Services: Warren Smith & Partners
  • Fire Engineer: Defire
  • Electrical Engineer: Aurecon
  • Facade Engineer: Aurecon
  • Mechanical Engineer: Aurecon
  • Signage: Urbanite
  • Bca/Accessibilty: McKenzies

© Guy Wilkinson

© Guy Wilkinson

From the architect. Barangaroo was formerly part of Sydney’s working harbour, redeveloped into a commercial and retail district with parkland on the harbour’s edge,


Sketch

Sketch

R7 forms part of the entry sequence of small buildings to Barangaroo – a hinge – between the city and the harbour.


© Anthony Browell

© Anthony Browell

R7 and its neighbour R1 are linked, sitting in the round between the existing development of King Street Wharf and the higher density of Barangaroo South.


North Elevation

North Elevation

In the competition winning scheme, the action of the building is brought to the surface, through the external wrap around stair, linking every floor to the ground plane.


© Guy Wilkinson

© Guy Wilkinson

This vertical overgrown promenade terminates in a rooftop restaurant and sheltered garden courtyard.


© Guy Wilkinson

© Guy Wilkinson

The facade is constructed of stacked and offset timber columns, grading from more dense at the base to lighter at the top.


© Lend Lease

© Lend Lease

In pure elevation the facade appears open, in obtuse views, the timber appears more solid and prominent 


© Anthony Browell

© Anthony Browell

To the East the facade curves and cants back, a gentle, embracing gateway to the whole site.

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