Designed by HBO+EMTB, Lilyfield Housing Redevelopment is located in Sydney, Australia. This new residential project in Sydney’s inner west, has set a new standard for public housing developments in Australia. It demonstrates that highly sustainable public housing outcomes are both realistic and achievable in terms of function, project demographics and housing affordability. The project comprises 24 one-bedroom units, 58 two-bedroom units, and 6 three-bedroom units, increasing the capacity of the existing housing by more than double.
The project features passive solar design attributes, with all units having north or east facing living areas and natural cross ventilation. Solar design features include photovoltaic cells for solar hot water and the on-site production of electricity. The latest technology in gas boosted solar hot water systems is also incorporated into the north facing roof forms over the access stair wells.