Carter Williamson Architects

Hinchcliff House

Gadigal Country, Sydney, 2021

Shortlist – 2022 NSW Architecture Awards, Heritage
Shortlist – 2022 NSW Architecture Awards, Interiors (with Mitchell & Eades)
Shortlist – 2022 NSW Architecture Awards, Urban Design (as part of Quay Quarter Lanes)
Shortlist – 2022 National Trust (NSW) Heritage Awards, Conservation – Built Heritage

Design Team:
Shaun Carter
Stephanie Chiu
Vivienne Hinschen
Ben Peake

Client: AMP Capital
Builder: Richard Crookes Construction
Interior Design: Mitchell & Eades
Restaurateur: Scott Brown
Photography: Phil Noller (Image 1 & 6), Rory Gardiner (Images 2-5), Jiwon Kim (Images 7-15)

Our refurbishment of the state heritage listed mid-19th century woolstore is part of the AMP Capital Quay Quarter development, alongside projects by SJB, Studio Bright, Silvester Fuller, and Aspect Studios. Working with Urbis Heritage, we restored the largely intact vernacular stores, and the beautiful original sandstone base, exposed brickwork, timber bearers, and joists were revealed. New incisions into the building were thoughtfully framed through the use of thin black steel elements. The freestanding steel stair and steel-clad lift pod connect the basement bar to the three upper levels of restaurants.