While not heritage listed, the pavilion is restored to its former glory, retaining as much historical fabric as possible particularly in the seating area overlooking the oval. The existing changing rooms at the rear of the pavilion are extended and renewed in a way that clearly differentiates this new part of the building from the original.
The analogy to a hedge as the expression of the changing room extension allows the pavilion to recede while the historic pavilion’s pre-eminence is re-established on the edge of the oval.
Location: Blackwattle Bay Park, Glebe NSW, Australia -33.875017, 151.178912
Team: Thierry Lacoste, David Stevenson, Kristina Mikas, Sergio Corona, Felicity Gill, Adam Grasso
Structural engineer: Simpson Design Associates, Andrew Simpson, Scott Baty
ESD, hydraulic, electrical engineer: Wipps Wood
Heritage architect: City Plan Heritage
Photography / images: Lacoste+Stevenson Architects, Archives of the City of Sydney, Eric Sierins