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The Hat Factory

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Firm
Welsh + Major
Location
Newtown, NSW
Photography
Anthony Basheer
The Hat Factory, built on Gadigal Land, has survived fire, police invasion, and countless parties…..It’s been a hat factory, a printers, a squat and a ‘social-centre’. Now it enters a new phase of its life.

The Hat Factory unpicks the romantic ideal of living in a warehouse – the 2 dwellings are permeable rather than hermetic – they are more like a pair of glass houses held within a masonry slipper than loft style apartment building. As vessels for knowledge they retain memories of the past, at the same time offering a way to deliver compact, flexible urban living into the future.

Restoration

Industrial stair design

Kitchen design

Industrial style

Restoration

Stair design

Handrail design

Industrial style

Kitchen design

Bathroom design

Bathroom design

Australian architecture

This article originally appeared in welshmajor.com

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