Life In Torbreck: Brisbane’s Landmark Modernist House Constructing
Round 1.3 million Australians stay in an house, and but it’s uncommon to listen to of a constructing with a genuinely shut knit group of residents.
After we requested Torbreck house homeowners Mat Williams and Steph Cooper (whose dwelling we featured individually in Might) in the event that they knew any neighbours we might additionally go to for a narrative, we have been delighted to be taught of a number of residents with a shared appreciation of their landmark 1958-1960 constructing. ‘You’ll be spoilt for selection,’ Steph informed us… They weren’t fallacious!
We spent the day touring the numerous mid-century constructing, together with three residences respectively owned by a gaggle of pals generally known as the ‘Torbreck lovers.’ Every of the residences has been sympathetically renovated over time, with out detracting from the unique imaginative and prescient of Torbreck architects Aubrey Job and Robert Froud.
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