Barker Street, Kingsford

  • Client Private
  • Location Kingsford
  • Sector Multi-Unit Housing

Barker Street Student Housing is strategically located adjacent to the UNSW Kingsford Campus on a sloping site. It has 39 rooms above a basement carpark. The overall form is broken down into 3 distinct smaller forms, each with their distinctive facade colour. These forms respond to the scale of the established street context while also hinting at their relationship to the University. The overall aesthetic is clean, youthful and contemporary. The communal interior space and its outdoor component is vibrant and well used and forms the social heart of the building.