Another day, another terrific church conversion in sunny Australia. This time, the building has quite a colorful history: first a church then a theatre, a slice of Brisbane’s heritage has been saved from demolition and transformed into two striking luxury homes.
Baker Kavanagh Architects transform a heritage church in Bondi into two luxury apartments, fusing contemporary finishes with heritage details.
Mill Hill is a landmark heritage church, located in Bondi, New South Wales. The church has been converted into two luxury apartments, which blend elegant and crisp interiors with the heritage exterior and streetscape of the original brick building.
Established by John Knox, The Kirk was built in 1867 in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick. The building features brick polychrome which was at the height of its popularity during its construction. Alternating cream and umber brick mark the gear-tooth points and wrap the building in tiny quoins. The church became an icon for the community with its style being mimicked in a nearby substation as well as homes.
This great warehouse conversion in Leicester House a historic 1880’s building in Melbourne, Australia provides privacy and vast spaces. It features soaring warehouse ceilings, huge original arched timber windows, exposed red brick walls, imposing brick archways and high gloss timber floors. By day it is imposing and by night dramatic.