Clover Apartments, Ireland St West Melbourne

John Gurry Architects

This development located in Ireland Street, West Melbourne consists of 8 apartments over 5 levels and 6 luxurious 4 storey townhouses. The 8 apartments offer One and Two Bedroom options with open plan living, private balconies and contemporary design features and fixtures. Each townhouse features 3 bedrooms, study nook, modern kitchen, multiple outdoor balconies and a secure car park accessed at street level. Features include oak floorboards and intercom security.Difficulties during construction included bulk excavation with CAT A and CAT C Asbestos contamination, very tight access, materials handling (via hoist) and overhead powerlines. External rendering of the townhouse lightwells required specialist Abseiling from the roof.Construction elements include screw piles, structural slabs, core filled masonry blockwork and standard timber framing.