Artisan Apartments


Situated on the edge of extensive parklands, and moments from all the vibrant Heidelberg strip shopping, these apartments offer spacious north facing living. Every home has been designed to maximise views and passive performance. With an average energy rating of 8.6 stars, occupants will benefit from lower running costs and healthier spaces.



  • Building Design of the Year – BDAV 2016
  • Multi Residential Design – BDAV 2016
  • Best Energy Efficient Design – Residential – BDAV 2016
  • Best Environmentally Sustainable Design – Residential – BDAV 2016


Type: Multi-residential new build

Location: Heidelberg

Size: Site 956.1m2,  Proposed building 526.8m2, Car parks 22, Ground floor Garden/Outdoor Entertaining 281.7m2

Builder: DCS Built

Challenges: 13 spacious apartments on a tight site with neighbours to the west and south, not overshadowing/overlooking neighbours, north access to all apartment living spaces

Building Star Rating: average 8.5+ stars

Features: sloped south-west zinc roof/wall as a creative response to rescode requirements, angled walls and voids to allow north solar access to all apartment living areas, generous outdoor spaces to all apartments varying from 7.3m2 to 48.9m2, communal walkways with planters as balustrade

Photography; Peter Clarke and Luke Middleton