The $215 million rejuvenation plans celebrated Melbourne’s past with elements of the brick façade and the Art Deco stables that were designed in 1939 by prominent Melbourne Architect Henry Norris.
Designed with Kim Lowman of ROTHELOWMAN, the apartment development is cleverly sliced into six smaller intimate buildings – Stables, Seeds, Silo, Rye Lofts, Grain and Malt.
Managing Director of Little Projects, Michael Fox
, said that an essential part of Little Project’s strategy was to respect the original 1.2 hectare site.
“Since launching the development in 2009, the team has worked tirelessly to ensure the site’s striking heritage was maintained, while creating quality, contemporary living in a unique master planned community,” he said.
“We were committed throughout the process to respecting the site’s past, whilst creating a new legacy for the future.”
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The Australian Property Institute praised Little Projects for its pioneering efforts in maintaining the heritage elements of the former Tip Top bakery site.
The judging panel noted a number of outstanding elements of the redevelopment: