9 October 2020: A complex residential remedial project that repaired, restored and revitalised a historic Darling Point apartment development has been honoured with a Master Builders Association (NSW) ‘Excellence in Housing’ Award. Buildcorp’s Asset Solutions team proudly took-out the top spot in the ‘Home Unit Renovation – External’ category for their Nevada project.
The 34 Nevada apartments were built in the 1940s, renowned as a ‘building of its time’ as it was built to five levels in an otherwise low-rise area. Thanks to a significant repair and restoration program, delivered while residents were still residing in the building, the apartments have improved liveability and a new lease of life.
Solutions and scope
The complex project required solutions to fix, strengthen and modernise the windows, balconies, and parts of the façade. These responsive solutions were developed as investigations into the building’s conditions progressed and included:
The finished product is a compliant, safe and structurally sound building with a refreshed aesthetic that honours the development’s architectural and social heritage.
Before & after images