The Property Addict – Sydney’s newfound passion for heritage, and why we can’t get enough.

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In early 2016, it came to light that the iconic Sirius building in Sydney’s historical area of The Rocks was set for demolition. Residents and construction workers alike were up in arms, protesting the decision with passion.

Sure, it was a low-budget housing complex built in the early 80’s; squat, strange, brutalist, even described by many as downright ugly. And yet, Sirius was also part of the fabric of the Sydney skyline, one that it seemed almost unimaginable to get rid of.

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The Property Addict – pushing the envelope in ‘smart home’ technology.

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The modern world is obsessed with becoming smarter.

From smartphones to smart cars, nothing is safe from our 21st century creed of faster, better, stronger, smarter. And the next focus from the rapidly changing world of technology is right in front of you: the home.

‘Smart home’ is the buzzword of the tech world right now. Amazing advances in technology have reinvented how we view everything from energy management and home security, to creature comforts like temperature and entertainment. So, what can we expect in the innovative and intuitive home of the future?

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The Property Addict – David Bromley commissioned to create artworks exclusively for The Burcham

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Stable Group, developers of The Burcham, Rosebery’s newest luxury redevelopment of the Wrigley’s Gum factory (circa 1918), has just announced it has commissioned renowned Australian artist, David Bromley to create three original paintings and limited edition prints, exclusively known as “The Burcham” series.

The commission pays homage to the industrial heritage of the Wrigley’s building. Finding inspiration in the Chicago-esque architectural style of the architect John Burcham Clamp, Bromley will interpret the rich history of the building in the three beautiful and unique artworks. In an innovative move, buyers of the new apartments will have the opportunity to purchase a limited edition  framed and signed print for their own Burcham home.

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indesignlive.com – Heritage celebrated in The Burcham

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The Burcham in Rosebery is a planned luxury residential development that’s equal parts challenging convention, and recalling the past.

Serving as a redevelopment of Rosebery’s 1918 Wrigley’s Gum factory, The Burcham has a cutting edge environmental design courtesy of architects Allen Jack+Cottier and the Stable Group, and is named in honour of the original 1918 factory’s architect, John Burcham Clamp.

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The Real Estate Conversation – The Burcham: outdoor living for an urban environment

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With a rooftop terrace, open-air cinema, communal vege garden, sunken firepits, and quiet lawns, there’s plenty to enjoy outdoors at The Burcham.

The Burcham apartment development in Rosebery is centered around the conversion of a 1918-built, former chewing-gum factory. The developer, Stable Group, has respectfully preserved the heritage of the site, while also delivering the very finest contemporary, urban lifestyle.

Durie Design has skillfully plotted the landscapes to blend with the site’s heritage, but also to deliver a careful mix of communal and entertaining spaces, with private gardens for quieter times.

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The Real Estate Conversation – Industrial character sets The Burcham apart

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The Burcham celebrates its industrial heritage with design excellence.

The Burcham embodies old-world charm with new world innovation. The project challenges conventions with its environmental approach and cutting edge design.
Regeneration of the former Wrigley chewing gum factory in Rosebery lies at the heart of The Burcham. An outstanding piece of Chicago-esque architecture, the former factory was built in 1918 from steel-reinforced concrete.

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Star Observer – Everything old is new in Rosebery

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Tucked away in a quiet spot between the Sydney CBD and the airport, Rosebery is a suburb which was always intended to be the perfect place to mix work and play.

Early in the 20th century, the famed architect John Sulman originally planned Rosebery with a mix of light industry, large parks, and generously proportioned suburban bungalows. The evolving suburb now finds itself in the Green Square urban renewal zone, perfectly located to benefit from the new Green Square town centre, community facilities, and transport links.

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