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The Willows Retirement Village, Northmead

  • location
    Winston Hills, NSW
    completed 2013
  • Winston Hills, NSW
    completed 2013

independent living units

The project brief called for attractive yet economical accommodation as part of an existing seniors living village in Sydney’s north. The masterplan included a new residential aged care facility as well as 76 independent living units (ILU’s).

Young+Metcalf completed the site masterplan with a more current Independent Living Units (ILU’s) range of housing. Existing accommodation on the site included one and two storey walk-up apartments in the form of cluster housing constructed in the 1980’s and 1990’s. New accommodation reflected the simple forms of the existing housing using a contemporary aesthetic reinterpretation.

All new housing is accessible either by lift access or by over/under townhouse design taking advantage of the site slope.