On a tight suburban block, Pop Top is a city pad (1 bed, 1 bath) perched on top of an existing garage. This project is an exercise in balancing a sense of spatial generosity in a small footprint while maintaining the privacy of its occupants and surrounding neighbours. Pop Top reflects our client’s personality – sophisticated and always ready to host a party.
Closely nestled near its neighbours, fine screening allows the building to direct the eye to kunanyi and Hobart’s Northern Suburbs whilst shielding occupants from looking onto close neighbours. Angled fins extend as a fence demarcating private / public zones, softened by considered planting. The existing double garage and new carport is a shadow underneath, allowing the crisp white addition to float above.
This project works hard to provide enjoyment through a sculpted internal ceiling, light and shadow throughout the day, pops of colour and framed views.
Jason Licht, Project Architect
Rachel Licht, Project Architect
Holdfast, Building Surveyor
Hutchings Spurr, Structural Engineer
RED Sustainability, ESD Consultant
Weir and Co, Landscape Consultant